Konrad de la Fuente Profile
|Name||Konrad de la Fuente|
|Born||Jul 16, 2001|
|Birthplace||Miami, Florida, United States|
Konrad de la Fuente is one of Barcelona’s hottest prospects. The American winger has still got to prove his worth, but he is already showing signs of becoming a talented first team player.
Born in Miami, Florida, the 19-year-old has certainly got a bright future ahead. De la Fuente moved to Spain when he was 10, where he played for youth side CF Damm.
At CF Damm his talents were discovered by FC Barcelona. Fuente joined Barcelona's youth system in 2013, and has developed into a rising star ever since.
Step up to Barcelona B
The 19-year-old winger made his debut off the bench for Barcelona B in 2018 against Valencia Mestalla. A year later, Fuente made his first start for the B team, a 3-1 win over CF La Nucía.
The Miami-born winger scored his first ever goal as a part of Barcelona B in stoppage time against AE Prat, to win the game 2-1.
The youngster has only made a minimal number of appearances for Barcelona B, however that has been enough to move the youngster into the senior team.
Barcelona first team
Fuente's pace, quick feet, and passing ability was spotted by manager Ronald Koeman, which ensured a shot in the first team for the 2020/21 season.
The American made his debut in the 4-0 Champions League win over Dynamo Kyiv. The winger also made an appearance in the last 10 minutes against Ferencváros in the same competition.
Fuente has also appeared in the Copa del Rey, a 2-0 away win against UE CornellÃ .
The American international is yet to make an appearance in the La Liga, but he has appeared on the bench 13 times this season.
De la Fuente represented his country at youth level. He played for the U-16s, the U-18s, as well as the U-20s. He also had a call-up for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, where the USA made the quarter-finals.
The Barcelona winger received his first senior call up in November 2020, making his debut and starting against Wales in an international friendly.
Fuente also loves playing basketball, listing Lebron James as his biggest inspiration. He moved to Spain at the age of 10, and has Spanish citizenship.
Fuente's net worth is believed to be around €1.5million.