João Peglow

João Peglow

 

Full name: João Gabriel Martins Peglow

Country: Brazil

Date of birth: 07/01/2002 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Porto Alegre (Brazil)

Height: 172cm

Youth career: Internacional

Current club: Internacional

Squad number: 31

Current national team: —

Position: winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 2.000.000 €

Tournaments participated in: 2019 South American U-17 Championship (2/1), 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup (7/3)

Contract until: 31.12.2023

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Diogo Jota

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– acceleration Untitled1

– finishing Untitled1

– flair Untitled1

– agility Untitled1

– off the ball movement Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– technique Untitled

– ball control Untitled

– first touch Untitled

– versatility Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– heading

 

Style of play:

– shadow striker

– versatile & mobile forward who is capable of playing anywhere along the front line

– pacey striker with good technique on the ball, mobility, first touch, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling, and good short-mid through passing ability

– superb off the ball intelligence to recognise spaces where to receive/run into

– 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

– likes to start his runs from deep and attack space

– likes to attack from the left wing and cut inside

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

– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

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

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

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

– all-action and energetic

Peglow scores with a brilliant first touch half-volley.

 

Peglow scores a beautiful goal after a great first touch.

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Second striker in 4-4-2.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup winner with Brazil.

 

League summary (as for 31 October 2020):

Campeonato Gaúcho 2020: 1 game/0 goals (Internacional)

Campeonato Brasileiro 2020 (ongoing): 3 games/0 goals (Internacional)

 

Description:

João Peglow joined Internacional’s youth setup – one of the best academies in Brazil – in 2011, aged just nine. He made his senior debut on 25 July 2020, coming on as a second-half substitute for Marcos Guilherme in a 1–1 Campeonato Gaúcho away draw against Esportivo. He was also a big star of Brazil U-17 national team, playing 17 matches and scoring seven goals while also lifting the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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