Israel Salazar

Israel Salazar

 

Full name: Israel Salazar Piriz

Country: Spain

Date of birth: 10/05/2003 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Badajoz (Spain)

Height: 178cm

Youth career: Real Madrid

Current club: Real Madrid

Squad number: —

Current national team: Spain U-17

Position: striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: David Villa

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– finishing Untitled1

– flair Untitled1

– instinct Untitled1

– off the ball movement Untitled1

– decisions Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled

– technique Untitled

– heading Untitled

– ambidexterity Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

No significant weaknesses.

 

Style of play:

– advanced striker

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

– can operate effectively alone upfront or offer versatility in his choice of striking partner

– constantly on the move looking for space, and usually tries to make runs off the shoulder of the last defender to go through on goal

– very composed finisher capable on both feet

– always alert to capitalize on some opposite defensive mistakes

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– excellent balance, footwork, and changes of pace

– very good composure, ball control, and retention skills under pressure

– known for his tricky off-the-ball movements in and around the opposite’ box

– dangerous in the air despite being relatively short for a striker

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

– likes to press and hassle the opposition’s centre-backs effectively

– very good ambidexterity using his left weaker foot

– accurate penalty taker

Salazar with great off the ball movement, fantastic control and superb finish into the top corner.

 

Salazar wins the ball back and scores with a great low driven shot.

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Striker in 4-3-3.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 31 March 2020):

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Israel Salazar, also known as “Sala”, is considered to be one of the most talented players who have gone through Real Madrid youth academy in recent years. He is a real goal machine for Los Blancos youth teams. Last season he scored 39 goals in 28 matches playing against boys one year older than him. He is also a regular youth Spanish international – currently he is the main striker for Spain U-17 national team.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

10/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

World-class potential.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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