Eduardo Quaresma

Eduardo Quaresma


Full name: Eduardo Filipe Quaresma Vieira Coimbra Simões

Country: Portugal

Date of birth: 02/03/2002 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Barreiro (Portugal)

Height: 186cm

Youth career: Sporting CP

Current club: Sporting CP

Squad number: —

Current national team: Portugal U-17

Position: central defender

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 (4/0)

Contract until: 30.06.2022

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Toby Alderweireld



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No significant weaknesses.


Style of play:

– dominant, technically gifted and elegant central defender

– player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations

– thanks to his passing ability, vision and football IQ he is able to play as a defensive midfielder as well, making him a more versatile and well-rounded player

– fast and agile with good coordination

– modern defender, who combines strength with good technique and passing

– already very accomplished for his age

– feels very comfortable and has a good composure on the ball, making part of the team’s build-up process at the first instances

– well-fit, hard-working, and quick at anticipating the movement of the opponents

– known for his composure, elegance, ball playing ability, and confidence in possession

– accurate, concentrate and tenacious tackler

– dominant in the air

– high tackling and interception rate

– natural leader


He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-3-3.






League summary (as for 1 September 2019):

No senior team appearances yet.



Eduardo Quaresma is a product of a famous Sporting CP youth system – one of the most highly regarded academies in Portugal and Europe which raised such great footballers like Luis Figo, Simao Sabrosa, Ricardo Quaresma, Cristiano Ronaldo & Nani. He is considered to be one of the most talented defenders in Europe. In 2019, he was the captain and one of the leaders of Portugal U-17 national team which made it to the quarter-final of European Under-17 Championship.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

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Player has potential to become a key player in a top European club.





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