Celta de Vigo has a new star: Gabri Veiga. The 20-year-old has had a season that doesn’t belie his inexperience, but his incredible talent. From a quarry promise, he has become one of the leaders of the first team overnight. The performance he made against Betis last weekend, in which he scored two goalsfinished confirming that it is a reality.
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Formed in the base football of the Galician entity, he made his debut in LaLiga two seasons ago, playing a few minutes in both the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons. But this year it is one of the regular ones. He has played practically everything in the first half of 2022-23 and has reached the month of February with six goals; being the team’s second top scorer behind Iago Aspas’ nine goals.
In addition, he has already taken his first steps as an international. Luis De la Fuente summoned him for the sub21 last November. Since you already know him and because of his undeniable performance, who knows if he could be seen on a list of the absolute Spanish national team.
All this has accelerated his journey as a footballer and He already has a contract with the first team of Celta de Vigo. He signed it last January and it has resulted in him wearing a new number, the ’24’, in recent times. He still has a contract with the albiceleste team until June 2026.
Gabri Veiga is without a doubt one of the revelations of this edition of LaLiga. Being able to form a deadly duo with Aspas isn’t for everyone; and also be a prophet in his land. It is beyond dispute for Carlos Carvalhal and for Balaídos fans. With his goals, his work and his commitment, He is the new idol of Celta de Vigo.
Gregory Robert is a sports aficionado and a writer for “Social Bites”. He provides in-depth coverage of the latest sporting events and trends, offering a unique and knowledgeable perspective on the world of sports.