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Real Madrid swoop for Boca Juniors whizkid Mariano Acosta

Real Madrid have swooped for Argentine junior Mariano Acosta.

Just 12 years of age, Acosta moves to Real from Boca Juniors after impressing in trials during January.

The move has generated a lot of publicity in his hometown Salta, where he and his family were given a farewell party by the local mayor.

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