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'What are you feeding these kids?' 12-year-old Sevilla player causes internet stir over mammoth size

'What are you feeding these kids?' 12-year-old Sevilla player causes internet stir over mammoth size
Sevilla under-12 footballer Ibrahima Sow has caused an uproar on social media after pictures of him playing against boys of the same age went viral, raising many questions asking if he was competing in an appropriate age category.

Sow attracted much public attention while competing for Sevilla at LaLiga Promises, a Spanish football tournament aimed at discovering young talents.

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The player, who was visibly taller than the rest of the competitors, was ridiculed on Twitter for his gigantic size advantage with many users doubting if he was really 12.

"He’s half a foot taller than all the rest of them!" one user wrote.

"You mean 12 years older than his team mates and opponents..." another person added.

Sow, who is nicknamed 'Ibra', has scored 29 goals for Sevilla this season, becoming the team’s best striker.

"What are you guys feeding these kids?" one user commented, referring to Sow’s enormous physical advantage over his teammates.

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