‘If you’re not big, you need to be smart’

Giving the ball a perfunctory tick to a fellow player isn’t his thing. Tobias Sana wants to have fun and shine when he’s on the football field. The Swede thus prefers to make a surprising play, thereby confusing his opponent and delighting the crowd. This has recently resulted in his receiving his first invitation to join the Swedish national team. We have a conversation with one of the biggest revelations of Ajax’s young season.