Date of birth: 05/01/2003 (16 years old)
Place of birth: Bissau (Guinea-Bissau)
Youth career: Sporting CP, SL Benfica (since 2015)
Current club: SL Benfica
Squad number: —
Current national team: Portugal U-17
Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2018/2019 (5/1), UEFA Youth League 2019/2020 (2/1)
Contract until: 30.06.2022
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Georginio Wijnaldum
– ball control
– long shots
– still has margin to improve the consistency of his decision making on the ball
Style of play:
– box-to-box midfielder
– can also act as an advanced playmaker thanks to his technique and creativity
– intelligent player, who finds the space well between the lines
– creative player with very good technical ability, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control, fast direction shifts in possession and vision to make through passes to the teammates providing dynamism to the team’s last offensive third plays
– well-rounded, hard-working team player
– excellent range of passing
– 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
– player that always tries to find a vertical option in his game, so he is very capable of pushing his team forward to finishing positions
– able to deliver pin-point passes and crosses
– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/press-resistant player
– often makes surging runs into the penalty box
– good ambidexterity when using his left weaker foot
– very accomplished for his age
Camará providing dynamism to the team’s build-up process – he loses his markers with great ball control and passes the ball to his winger.
Camará receives the ball in the middle of the pitch and breaks the lines with a laser pass.
He is best suited to playing as:
Central midfielder in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 27 October 2019):
No senior team appearances yet.
Ronaldo Camará is one of the most talented midfielders in his age category in Europe. He is a product of Benfica youth academy, which produced many talented footballers in recent years such as Rúben Dias, Ferro, Gedson Fernandes, Florentino, Joao Félix and Nuno Tavares. He is a part of the new generation of extremely talented Benfica players which includes, among others Tomás Tavares, Úmaro Embaló, Gonçalo Ramos, Nuno Tavares, Tiago Dantas, Tiago Gouveia, and Pedro Álvaro.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
World class potential.