Date of birth: 29/07/2002 (16 years old)
Place of birth: Hungary
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 transfermarkt.de): —
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
– tackling and intercepting
– leadership skills
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:
First team material in a top European club.