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Chelsea may have just unearthed the next Lionel Messi

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Chelsea youngster Denim Nnamudi is a star in the making with his close control and unbelievable Lionel Messi-esque ball skills. The wonderkid is the latest young man to hit the spotlight in the Blues' ever growing pool of talent.

Great success

The west London club have had an incredible season this year winning the FA Youth Cup and also the UEFA Youth League. Youngsters Izzy Brown, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Dominic Solanke are the latest players to challenge for a first-team place in Jose Mourinho's squad. 

Nnamudi is still someway off the Chelsea first team but a recent video uploaded to Instagram is further proof that the youngster has a bright future in football. The eight-year-old has numerous Youtube videos and the latest one is the most impressive.

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Nnamudi

The video shows the unmistakable youngster attempting an audacious nutmeg on one of the older lads. On completion, the other players run around screaming in celebration, congratulating the almost embarrassed Nnamudi.

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In a different video on Instagram the young Chelsea starlet, playing in a futsal match, dribbles past almost the entire team. Comparisons will naturally be drawn to Ronaldinho's Joga Bonito commercial where the Brazilian does the same.

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The eight-year-old already has over 3,000 followers on Instagram and is definitely one for the future.

Do you think Denim Nnamudi is the next Messi? Let us know in the comments box below.

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