Nestory Irankunda: how the 17-year-old sensation was snapped up by Bayern Munich | Football

For all his fireworks on the pitch, Nestory Irankunda was understated as he faced a packed media room in Adelaide for the first time as a future Bayern Munich player on Wednesday. When asked whether he was up for the challenge of playing for the Bundesliga giants, the 17-year-old replied quietly, “I think so”.

The teenage sensation’s remarkable journey from a refugee camp in Tanzania to one of the biggest clubs in the world has captured the imagination of Australian football – and beyond. The move, which he will make in July next year, is the culmination of 12 months of…


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