Year 10 student Alfie Burnett has recently come back from Portugal after playing football on a pre-season tour with Leeds United U16s.

Alfie, who plays in goal, and his teammates were drawing 1-1 with  Nottingham   Forest in the final of the Esposende Cup,  before he saved 3 penalties, resulting in a 3-0 shoot-out success.

Alfie played 10 games in total during the tournament, during which he only let in 2 goals.

Alfie said “It was ace, a great experience with a great bunch of lads and a good atmosphere.” He is looking forward to another tour in Ireland in two weeks time which will be broadcast on BBC Sport.

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