Matheus Sávio

Matheus Sávio




Full name: Matheus Gonçalves Sávio

Country: Brazil

Date of birth: 15/04/1997 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo (Brazil)

Height: 172cm

Youth career: Desportivo Brasil, CR Flamengo (since 2014)

Senior career: CR Flamengo

Squad number: 30

Current national team: —

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder, winger

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by 250.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior de 2015, Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior de 2016

Contract until: 31.01.2017

Player’s agent: unknown

Similar type of player: Wesley Sneijder



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– athleticism

– heading


Style of play:

– number “10”

– highly technical and creative midfielder

– likes to come a bit deeper to get the ball

– outstanding vision and extremely accurate long-range passing ability

– likes to use space and time on the ball to orchestrate the moves of the whole team

– dead-ball specialist

– very comfortable on the ball, with a willingess to play and receive passes along the ground

– able to deliver pin-point passes and crosses

– excellent range of passing

– ability to threaten from outside of the 18-yard box

– able to score and dribble comfortably with both feet


He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-3-1-2.






Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior de 2016 winner with Flamengo.


League summary:

Campeonato Carioca 2015: 4 matches/2 goals (Flamengo)

Campeonato Brasileiro 2015: 1 match/0 goals (Flamengo)



Matheus Sávio began his professional career playing for Desportivo Brasil, a football club based in Porto Feliz, Sao Paulo state. His impressive performances for the youth teams attracted the attention of scouts from top Brazilian and European sides, including Schalke 04 and Manchester City. However, he decided to stay in the country and joined the most popular team in Brazil Flamengo in 2014. He made his professional debut for “Fla” on 26 March 2015 in Campeonato Carioca game against Bangu AC. A few days later, he scored his first senior goal with a sublime free-kick in a 2–0 victory over Bonsucesso FC.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.





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