Gabriel Jesus

Gabriel Jesus

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Brazil-32

Full name: Gabriel Fernando de Jesus

Country: Brazil

Date of birth: 03/04/1997 (18 years old)

Place of birth: São Paulo (Brazil)

Height: 177cm

Youth career: Anhanguera, Palmeiras (since 2013)

Current club: Palmeiras 

Squad number: 33

Current national team: Brazil U-20

Position: winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 750.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 (6/1)

Contract until: 18.12.2019

Player’s agent: Adequatesports

Similar type of player: combined playing styles of Robinho & Neymar

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– acceleration Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– finishing Untitled1

– technique Untitled

– first touch Untitled

– dribbling Untitled

– flair Untitled

– decisions Untitled

 

Style of play:

– offensive allrounder

– shadow striker/inside forward

– likes to dribble

– killer instinct in front of goal

– counter attack threat

– one-on-one situation specialist

– explosive speed and great dribbling skills

– likes to run at the defence

– often employs feints to beat opponents

– likes to roam from position

– likes to use tricks and skills to remain in possession of the ball

– exceptional ability to maneuver in small spaces

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Second striker in 4-4-2.

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Achievements:

FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 runner-up with Brazil.

 

League summary:

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A 2015: 1 match/0 goals (Palmeiras)

Campeonato Paulista 2015: 8 matches/0 goals (Palmeiras)

 

Description:

Gabriel Jesus started his adventure with football in a tiny club Anhanguera. At 15 years of age, he showcased himself at a youth “Copa Sao Paulo” tournament, where he scored 29 goals and attracted attention from the biggest Brasilian clubs. In 2013, he moved to Palmeiras. He became a real goalscoring machine in the youth setup of “Verdao”. He made his debut in the senior team and is a real fan favorite. He played very well at the U-20 World Cup 2015, where he managed to start 6 games and help Brazil to a second place at the tournament.

 

Quotes:

“He will become a major player in Brazilian football, and also the Seleçāo, if they have patience. He is a boy who is easy to speak with and work with and who is different to the others in the question of training, always giving more than 100 per cent.”

(Bruno Petri – Palmeiras youth coach)

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Player has potential to become a key player in a top European club.

 

Links:

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