Luka Romero

Luka Romero

 

Full name: Luka Romero Bezzana

Country: Argentina/Mexico/Spain

Date of birth: 18/11/2004 (15 years old)

Place of birth: Durango (Mexico)

Height: —

Youth career: RCD Mallorca

Current club: RCD Mallorca

Squad number: —

Current national team: Argentina U-17

Position: attacking midfielder, winger, second striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2019 South American Under-15 Football Championship

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Leo Messi

 

Strengths:

– pace and acceleration Untitled1

– passing Untitled1

– vision Untitled1

– creativity Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– long shots Untitled

– first touch Untitled

– set-pieces Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– ambidexterity/playing with his right weaker foot

– aerial duels

 

Style of play:

– advanced playmaker

– versatile offensive allrounder capable of playing in several other positions, such as second striker and winger

– likes to be fielded in a free role as an attacking midfielder, where he is given space to roam the pitch

– intelligent player, who finds the space well between the lines

– likes to roam around in the space between the opposition’s midfield and defence

– 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

– capable both of creating chances for team-mates, as well as scoring goals himself, due to his vision and ability to play off of other players

– able to get out of various different scenarios, able to play wide and go direct, or being central and cutting through the lines/difference-maker

– 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

– 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

– able to deliver pinpoint passes and crosses

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his low centre of gravity, excellent close control and ability to shield the ball

– often employs feints and tricks to beat opponents

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

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/press-resistant player

– often makes surging runs into the penalty box

– equally useful in combinational and counterattacking style

– very active and effective in pressing

– tactically astute and technically capable of playing in various tactical systems

– direct and indirect set-piece specialist

Romero scores with a superb finish after a great run.

 

Romero with a feint and superb goal from distance.

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

2019 South American Under-15 Football Championship runner-up with Argentina.

 

League summary (as for 16 June 2020):

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Luka Romero Bezzana, nicknamed ‘the Mexican Messi’ by the Spanish press, is considered to be one of the most talented U-17 players in Spain. Despite being only 15, he has already been promoted to Mallorca’s first-team and his professional debut seems to be only a matter of time. Romero has three nationalities – Mexican, Argentine and Spanish. In 2019, he was one of the stars of Argentina national team at the South American Under-15 Championship where young Albicelestes won the silver medal.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

10/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

World-class potential.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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