Darío Sarmiento

Darío Sarmiento


Full name: Darío Ariel Sarmiento

Country: Argentina

Date of birth: 29/03/2003 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Florencio Varela (Argentina)

Height: 168cm

Youth career: Estudiantes de La Plata

Current club: Estudiantes de La Plata

Squad number: 26

Current national team: Argentina U-16

Position: winger, second striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 750.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Lionel Messi



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– defensive contribution

– aerial duels


Style of play:

– inside forward

– creative player with great technique on the ball, mobility, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling and good short-mid through passing ability

– 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

– likes to dribble

– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace/able to dribble and cross at top speed

– often employs feints and tricks to beat opponents

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– can rapidly speed-up the game by dribbling, and in the final third he offers cross or finishing solution due to his ability in 1v1 duels

– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement and close control

– plays with a natural flair and is dangerous in the box

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

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball with a low center of gravity and excellent close control

– excellent balance, coordination, and changes of pace

– gets fouled often

– all-action and energetic

Sarmiento’s with his trademark move – he cuts inside from the right-wing on his better left foot.


Sarmiento with a great first touch pass to assist his teammate.


He is best suited to playing as:

Right-winger in 4-3-3.






League summary (as for 17 March 2020):

Argentine Primera Division 2019/2020 (ongoing): 5 games/0 goals (Estudiantes)



Darío Sarmiento is a product of Estudiantes de La Plata. He is considered to be one of the most talented teenagers in South America. Manager Gabriel Milito promoted him into Estudiantes’ first-team squad during the 2019–20 campaign. Sarmiento made his professional debut on 5 October 2019 in a goalless draw at home to Huracán; replacing Diego García after sixty-seven minutes to become the club’s second-youngest debutant.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

10/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

World-class potential.





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