Anssumane Fati (31 October 2002) was born in Bissau, the capital of Guinea Bissau. The striker moved to Seville at the age of six where he began in the youth team set up at Sevilla. In 2012, at the age of 10, he joined the FC Barcelona youth teams before making his debut with the first team in the 2019/20 season.
On 25 August 2019 he became the youngest ever person to play for the Barça first team in the league at the age of 16 years and 298 days. The striker, wearing number 31, came on in the 78th minutes of the game against Betis to replace Carles Pérez in week 2 of the 2019/20 league season.
On 31 August 2019, in a game against Osasuna in El Sadar, Ansu Fati became the youngest player ever to score in the league for Barça. The striker, aged just 16 years and 304 days, scored with a well placed header from Carles Pérez in the 2-2 draw in Pamplona.
The records kept coming. On 14 September 2019 against Valencia at home, Fati became the youngest ever player to start a game at Camp Nou. Seven minutes into the game he had become the youngest players ever to score and provide an assist in the same league game whilst at the same time becoming the young player ever to score at Camp Nou.
The records have continued as on 17 September 2019, at 16 years and 321 days, Ansu Fati became the youngest player in Barça history to play in the Champions League when he started the game against Borussia Dortmund in the Signal Iduna Park.
On 10 December 2019, at just 17 years and 40 days he became the youngest goalscorer in Champions League history. His strike against Inter Milan in the group stage meant he took the 22 year old record held by Peter Ofori-Quaye who scored for Olympiacos in 1997 at the age of 17 years and 195 days.