Zidane Iqbal becomes the first British South Asian footballer in Manchester United history after making his Champions League debut. 18-year-old Mancunian made his Premier League debut against Swiss team Young Boys in the final minutes of the game. He was born in Manchester to an Iraqi mother and a Pakistani father. Iqbal credits his father for inspiring him to play football.
He has been a part of Manchester United’s youth football program for over ten years. He has been a part of Manchester United’s youth football program for over ten years. Iqbal’s international career also looks promising, since he is eligible to play for England, Iraq, and Pakistan.
Source: Republic World