Facundo Milán

Facundo Milán


Full name: Facundo Nahuel Milán Osorio

Country: Uruguay

Date of birth: 03/02/2001 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Montevideo (Uruguay)

Height: 184cm

Youth career: Defensor Sporting

Current club: Defensor Sporting

Squad number: 9

Current national team: Uruguay U-20

Position: centre forward

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 150.000 €

Tournaments participated in:  2017 South American Under-17 Football Championship (1/0)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Romelu Lukaku



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No significant weaknesses.


Style of play:

– goal poacher/target man

– player with a very good body mass ratio that feels comfortable in the physical duels and knows how to use his body well to gain advantage

– determined and powerful forward with killer-instinct, good technique on the ball and cleverness at his off-the-ball movements

– tall and strong without being too bulky where he would lose speed

– possesses powerful and accurate mid-range and long-range shooting skills

– very composed finisher capable on both feet

– possesses good control, quick feet, and technical skills, which, along with his strength, enable him to retain possession when playing with his back to goal and hold up the ball for teammates

– often uses his strength and aerial presence to bring teammates into play

– aerial threat in the opposition box

– good pace, coordination & agility for a player of his size


He is best suited to playing as:

Centre forward in 4-3-3.






League summary (as for 18 November 2018):

Uruguayan Primera División 2017: 6 games/3 goals (Defensor)

Uruguayan Primera División 2018: 11 games/0 goals (Defensor)



Facundo Milán is a product of Defensor Sporting academy, youth system renowned for producing many great talents in recent years such as Maxi Gomez, Giorgian de Arrascaeta, Carlos Benavidez, Mathias Suarez, Juan Manuel Boselli, Emiliano Gomez and Gonzalo Napoli. On 8 October 2017, Facundo scored a match-winning brace on his debut against Plaza Colonia at the age of just 16.



“Scored 118 goals (including seven hat-tricks) in two years playing for the youth teams at Defensor Sporting. The day he made his professional debut he scored twice in 10 minutes. Yet to score in the 2018 season – by early October – but he is gaining valuable experience and has more than 10 first-team games under his belt. He is part of the Uruguay Under-20s and is a classic South American No 9: physically very strong and with a killer instinct in front of goal.”

(The Guardian)


Football Talent Scout potential rating:

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First team material in a top European club.





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