Full name: Vinícius Augusto Tobías da Silva
Date of birth: 23/02/2004 (16 years old)
Place of birth: Brazil
Youth career: Internacional
Current club: Internacional
Squad number: —
Current national team: Brazil U-16
Position: right-back, winger
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: 2019 South American Under-15 Football Championship (6/1)
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: Real Madrid, Bayern
Similar type of player: João Cancelo
– pace and acceleration
– ball control
– decent in defensive phase, able to dispossess opponents thanks to his explosiveness and determination, but like many other young full-backs, he has the problem of a lack of defensive ability as he concentrates a bit more on the offensive part of his game/his defensive positioning is still improvable
Style of play:
– attacking full-back
– player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations
– attack-minded player looking to push on at every opportunity, offering great pace overlapping runs into advanced positions
– very good agility and coordination, with great pace at all distances
– able to play as a wing-back in 3-5-2 and even as a winger if needed
– often looks to burst forward to offer width to the attacking movement in the final third
– great technique, ball control, and passing skills/perfect full-back for a team looking to build from the back
– very mobile player who likes to use half-spaces
– likes to cross
– superb dribbling skills, first touch and close control in limited spaces
– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration
– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement and close control
– endless energy and his powerful running make him an incredibly useful asset as he brings an offensive value to a team, with a lot of activity during 90 minutes on the right side
– great timing and game reading ability when going forward
– all-action and energetic
– accurate penalty taker
Vinícius dribbles past his opponent and sends a dangerous cross with his left weaker foot.
Vinícius dribbles past his opponent and sends a dangerous cross with his right foot.
He is best suited to playing as:
Right-back in 4-3-3.
2019 South American Under-15 Football Championship winner with Brazil.
League summary (as for 3 June 2020):
No senior team appearances yet.
Vinícius Tobías is a product of a famous Internacional academy – youth system that produced many very well known players in the past such as Alisson Becker, Lúcio, Fred, Alexandre Pato, Luiz Adriano, and Taison. He is a part of a new wave of very talented Internacional players which includes, among others João Peglow, Bruno Praxedes, Bruno Fuchs, Cesinha, Heitor, Daniel Paulino, Gustavo Bagatini, Lukayan, Johnny, and Lucas Mazetti. In 2019, Vinícius represented his country at the South American Under-15 Football Championship, where young ‘Canarinhos’ won the gold medal.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.