Full name: Felipe dos Reis Pereira Vizeu do Carmo
Date of birth: 12/03/1997 (18 years old)
Place of birth: Três Rios (Brazil)
Youth career: América Mineiro, CR Flamengo (since 2013)
Senior career: CR Flamengo
Squad number: 47
Current national team: —
Position: centre forward
Preferred foot: both
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior de 2015, Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior de 2016
Contract until: 11.09.2017
Player’s agent: unknown
Similar type of player: Konstantinos Mitroglou
– hold-up play
No significant weaknesses.
Style of play:
– powerful number “9”
– likes to try to beat offside trap
– likes to take advantage of the carelessness of the opponents
– killer instinct in front of goal
– often uses his strength and aerial presence to bring teammates into play
– indirect set-piece threat
– aerial threat in the opposition box
– likes to hold the ball up and link play
– clinical in one-on-one situations with the goalkeeper
– good decision maker in the final third
– very strong mentally, physically and technically
– able to score and dribble comfortably with both feet
He is best suited to playing as:
Centre forward in 4-3-3.
Campeonato Carioca U-20 winner with Flamengo.
Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior de 2016 winner with Flamengo.
Primeira Liga 2016: 1 match/0 goals (Flamengo)
Campeonato Carioca 2016: 4 matches/3 goals (Flamengo)
Felipe Vizeu joined Flamengo youth academy in 2013 from América Mineiro. He was one of the greatest stars of Flamengo U-20 team during Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior de 2016, which his team has finally won after dramatic final against Corinthians. Felipe was named tournament’s best player and also second top goalscorer with seven goals. He made his professional debut for “Fla” 11 February 2016 in a 5-0 Campeonato Carioca away win over Portuguesa RJ. Two weeks later, he scored his first goal for the club against AD Cabofriense.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European club ambition.