Sergio Díaz

Sergio Díaz

Sergio Díaz

 

Paraguay-32

Full name: Sergio Ismael Díaz Velázquez

Country: Paraguay

Date of birth: 05/03/1998 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Itauguá (Paraguay)

Height: 171cm

Youth career: Tacuary, Cerro Porteño (since 2008)

Senior career: Cerro Porteño

Squad number: 10

Current national team: Paraguay U-17

Position: second striker, striker

Preferred foot: both

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2015 South American Under-17 Football Championship (9/3), 2015 South American Youth Football Championship (7/2), 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: Sergio Agüero

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– acceleration Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– ball control Untitled

– flair Untitled

– finishing Untitled

– creativity Untitled

– dynamism Untitled

 

Style of play:

– shadow striker/false “10”

– versatile, creative and technically gifted forward

– gets fouled often

– often uses his speed and skill to take on defenders

– able to score and dribble comfortably with both feet

– holds good skill, pace and low center of gravity

– counter attack threat

– very unpredictable for his opponents

– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement, change of pace and close control

– often makes surging runs into penalty box

– often employs feints and tricks to beat opponents

– plays with a natural flair and is very dangerous in the box

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Second striker in 4-4-2.

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Video:

 

Achievements:

 

League summary:

Paraguayan Primera División 2014: 20 matches/8 goals (Cerro Porteño)

Paraguayan Primera División 2015: 21 matches/5 goals (Cerro Porteño)

 

Description:

Sergio Díaz joined Cerro Porteno youth academy in 2008 at the age of 10. He was a real goalscoring machine in the youth teams and was promoted to the first team very soon. He made his professional debut on 27 June 2014, aged 15, in a 2-1 home victory against Club General. It is also worth noting that he wears legendary number “10” shirt and has already over 40 senior club appearances, which is an amazing result for a 17-year-old. He is on the radar of many top European clubs, including Manchester United, Roma, Chelsea and Liverpool.

 

Quotes:

“With his freshness, the team took a leap in quality. One of his virtues is that he plays as if he’s playing at home with his friends. We will help him to grow day by day.”

(Hernán Díaz – Cerro Porteño assistant manager)

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

10/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Golden Ball material.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

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