OLIMPIA-CERRO PORTEÑO

14-year-old Fernando Ovelar scores in Paraguay 'Clasico'

Ovelar is just 14 years, 9 months and 27 days old and held his nerve in front of 40,000 fans to put Cerro Porteño ahead in the Paraguayan "El Clasico" vs Olimpia.

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Fernando Ovelar played in only his second ever game in the Paraguayan Primera División for Cerro Porteño and bagged his first goal as a professional at the ripe age of 14. 

A packed Estadio Manuel Ferreira packed with 40.000 witnessed how the teenager held his nerve and slotted home in the 16th minute goal against arch-rivals Olimpia in the Asuncion derby. The game ended 2-2 with the home side bagging an equaliser in the thirteenth minute of added time.

The day belonged to the young player who, on match day was only 14 years, 9 months and 27 days old with Cerro Porteño's Ovelar certainly a name to watch out for in the future.