Leeds United fans react on Twitter to Ronaldo Vieira's FA Youth Cup display

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Extravagantly named youngster impressed in Leeds' defeat to Manchester City.

Leeds United exited the 2015/16 FA Youth Cup, defeated 5-2 by Manchester City at Elland Road in the fourth round by Jason Wilcox's side.

City were 4-0 up at one stage and the result was never really in doubt, much to the disappointment of Leeds fans who had attended the fixture, including former first team hero Ian Harte, and current club captain Sol Bamba.

The game provided an opportunity for the under-18s to show what they could do, and it was not entirely a wasted evening, with striker Mallik Wilks forcing City's Erik Sarmiento into an own goal, and substitute Lewis Knight also netted for the Whites.

Fans were also treated to a glimpse of extravagantly named youngster Ronaldo Vieira, just 17, who signed professional terms with the club last year.

He used social media to thank those in attendance, and expressed his disappointment at the result.

The teenager nearly scored in the first half with Leeds just 1-0 down, which could have changed the complexion of the game.

He completed all 90 minutes of the fixture, and was one of the more lively attacking players during the clash, attracting attention due to his play and not just his name.

Here is a look at how supporters reacted on Twitter to his performance...

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