Real Madrid lands teenage sensation Odegaard

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Madrid, Spain ( - Real Madrid has won the race to sign teenage sensation Martin Odegaard, the La Liga club confirmed Thursday.

The 16-year-old was courted by many of Europe's top clubs but has joined the reigning European champions from Norwegian side Stromsgodset for a reported fee of approximately $4.5 million.

Odegaard scored five goals in 23 games for Stromsgodset last year to help the club finish fourth in the Tippeligaen.