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Video: Linfield youngster Mark Norris may be next next darling of Bernabeu


Linfield Academy starlet Mark Norris from Whitehead has been invited for a trial at Real Madrid's La Fabrica by under 12 coach Alvaro Benito.

The 11-year-old Manchester United fan, nicknamed 'Xavi', will be heading to Val de Vebas for one week in May after Larne man Tommy Phillips posted videos of him playing for Linfield on YouTube.

Mark has been playing football since he was five.

He began his career with Whitehead Eagles then Greenisland FC and now plays in midfield for the young Blues.

To see more of Tommy's videos visit pitney77.

Credit: Tommy Phillips

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