First start, first goal for Jérémy Doku and he couldn't have asked for better, the Anderlecht winger surprised everyone, including Roberto Martinez.
At only 18 years old, Jérémy Doku is racing at top speed, selected for his first start, he made his debut for Belgium after coming on as a substitute in Copenhagen.
And he crowned it all with a first goal. However, Roberto Martinez himself did not anticipate any of this: "You have to protect young players, you know. He is only 18 years old. I had seen him at Euro U17 in Ireland and his talent was jumping. in the eyes, it was obvious that he was going to skip stages, "recalls the national coach.
"But from there, we still had to work. And when I made the decision to select him, of course I did not think he would start a meeting," said Martinez. "However, when a young player integrates at this point, shows such things, it's fantastic. And if he shows you that he is ready, then you have to dare to throw it,"he added.