Full name: Ivan Luis Leszczuk
Date of birth: 20/02/1996 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Argentina
Club career: Boca Juniors Buenos Aires
Current national team: Argentina U-17
Position: centre midfielder, attacking midfielder
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Contract until: unknown
Similar type of player: Yohan Cabaye
– through balls
Style of play:
– box to box midfielder
– likes to play short passes
– likes forward runs
He is best suited to playing as:
Centre midfielder in 4-2-3-1.
South American U-17 Championship 2013 winner with Argentina.
No senior team appearances yet.
Leszczuk is one of the many talents detected by Ramon Maddoni at Club Parque. His dream, like every player and fan of Boca is to reach the Primera Division and score a goal against their classic rival River Plate. He was a star and leader of several “Los Xeneizes” youth teams. At Sudamericano U-17 2013 he helped Argentina win the whole tournament and was one of the best players of the competition according to the experts. Currently, this very short midfielder is a leading figure of Argentina national team at FIFA U-17 World Cup in United Arab Emirates. Thanks to him and his teammates “Albicelestes” won the group, beat Tunisia in round of 16 and tomorrow they will play against Ivory Coast to reach semi-finals.
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