Patrik Posztobányi

Patrik Posztobányi


Country: Hungary

Date of birth: 29/07/2002 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Hungary

Height: 181cm

Youth career: Puskás Akadémia

Current club: Puskás Akadémia

Squad number: —

Current national team: Hungary U-17

Position: central defender, defensive midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (3/0)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Marquinhos



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– composure Untitled

– ability to read the game Untitled

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No significant weaknesses.


Style of play:

– complete, elegant and dominant centre-back

– can also play as a defensive midfielder thanks to his ball skills and tactical intelligence

– great at finding passes through both the first and second line of pressing from the opposition

– known for his composure, positioning, confidence in possession, understanding of the game and an above-average technical capacity

– very good vision and passing skills also when it comes to breaking the lines with laser passes

– often wins the ball back by outmuscling players thanks to his significant upper-body strength

– accurate and tenacious tackler

– likes to spread play with good long-range diagonals

– dominant in the air despite his height/good jumping and agility

– high tackling and interception rate

– concentrated, determined and commited player with very good rate of individual and collective work

– natural leader


He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-3-3.






League summary (as for 30 May 2019):

No senior team appearances yet.



Patrik Posztobányi is a product of Puskás Akadémia FC. He is a part of a very interesting generation of Hungarian players born in 2002 which includes, among others Botond Balogh, Márk Kosznovszky, Sámuel Major, András Németh and Ákos Zuigéber. Patrik showed himself to a wider crowd at the 2019 European Under-17 Championship, where he captained Hungary which made it to the quarter-final and qualified themselves for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup holding in Brazil in September.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.





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