For Roony Bardghji, the spotlight has been a constant companion.
When Manchester City travel to FC Copenhagen for the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday (20:00 GMT), the teenage right winger will be the major threat, especially after his winning goal against Manchester United in the group stage.
Life has been hectic for the 18-year-old, known simply as Roony.
Born in Kuwait to Syrian parents, he moved to Sweden with his mother and brother at the age of six, later reuniting with his father. His footballing journey took him to various clubs, including Kallinge SK, Rodeby AIF, Malmo, and then in 2020, Copenhagen.
By the time that move was confirmed on his 15th birthday, a lot of people in Scandinavia were well aware of him. Since then, with 12 goals in 49 league games, he has justified why.
'The height of his ceiling is himself'
Keeping his feet on the ground was always crucial for Roony's progression, as the widespread attention gathered in his days as a youth player.
"He had a very humble approach to all the things he did, in his work ethic every day," Roony's under-19s coach at Malmo Jeffrey Aubynn, who now heads up their scouting network, tells BBC Sport.
"He showed on the field he had a big belief in his ability. That combination, with the many technical tools he has, stood out for me.
"He has increased his development all the time since leaving Malmo, playing in the Champions League. The height of his c.. [read more]