Full name: Reinier Jesus Carvalho

Country: Brazil

Date of birth: 19/01/2002 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Brasília (Brazil)

Height: 186cm

Youth career: CR Flamengo

Current club: CR Flamengo

Squad number: —

Current national team: Brazil U-17

Position: attacking midfielder, second striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior 2019

Contract until: 31.12.2021

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Rivaldo



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No significant weaknesses.


Style of play:

– advanced playmaker

– likes to be fielded in a free role as an attacking midfielder, where he is given space to roam the pitch

– intelligent player, who finds the space well between the lines

– likes to roam around in the space between the opposition’s midfield and defence

– known for his composure in possession, first touch, technique, balance, close control, and dribbling ability

– capable both of creating chances for team-mates, as well as scoring goals himself, due to his vision and ability to play off of other players

– likes to dribble

– likes to come a bit deeper to get the ball

– possesses good mid-range and long-range shooting skills

– creative at his off-the-ball movements, and likes to find the best space to receive the ball with good timings, linking up the team’s midfield and attack

– able to deliver pin-point passes and crosses

– possesses good mid-range and long-range shooting skills

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/press-resistant player

– knows how to use his body to shield the ball from defenders thanks to his technique, physical strength, cleverness and ball control

– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable and very confident of his skills

– often makes surging runs into penalty box

– fairly good in the air


He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.






League summary (as for 24 March 2019):

No senior team appearances yet.



Reinier is yet another superb graduate of a fantastic Flamengo youth academy, which produced many talented footballers in recent years such as Vinicius Junior, Lucas Paquetá, Jorge, Lincoln, Felipe Vizeu, Samir and Jean Lucas. Despite being only 17 Reinier is already targeted by many rich European clubs including PSG, Real Madrid and Liverpool. He is also one of the strongest players of Brazil U-17 national team and its leader.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

10/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

World class potential.





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