Maksim Paskotši

Maksim Paskotši


Country: Estonia

Date of birth: 19/03/2003 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Tallinn (Estonia)

Height: —

Youth career: Kalev Tallinn, FC Flora (since 2018)

Current club: FC Flora

Squad number: 40

Current national team: Estonia U-17

Position: central defender

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by 50.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 31.12.2021

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Raphaël Varane



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– aerial duels Untitled1

– athleticism Untitled

– passing Untitled

– positional sense Untitled

– composure Untitled



– needs to learn how to play with higher tempo and pressure than in Estonian league


Style of play:

– complete, dominant and elegant central defender

– player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations

– modern defender, who combines strength with good technique and passing

– does not dive into tackles

– feels comfortable and has a good composure on the ball, making part of the team’s build-up process in the first instances

– likes to spread play with good long-range diagonals

– well-fit, hard-working, and quick at anticipating the movement of the opponents

– very good recovery pace

– accurate, concentrate and tenacious tackler

– likes to spread play with good long-range diagonals

– extremely dominant in the air

– aerial threat in the opposition box

– high tackling and interception rate

– able to control the threat of the attacker without causing an imbalance in the defensive line

– natural leader

Paskotši outpaces his opponent and makes an interception.


Paskotši advances with the ball and makes an excellent line-breaking pass to his teammate.


He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-3-3.






League summary (as for 16 August 2020):

Esiliiga 2018: 4 games/0 goals (Flora II)

Esiliiga 2019: 18 games/0 goals (Flora II)

Esiliiga 2020 (ongoing): 8 games/0 goals (Flora II)



Maksim Paskotši joined FC Flora youth academy from Kalev Tallinn in 2018. He is a part of a very interesting generation of Estonian players born in 2003 which includes, among others Aleksandr Sapovalov, Richard Tohver, Danil Kuraksin, Karl Gustav Kokka and Oliver Jürgens.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

7/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Country-scale star with top European club ambition.