Franco Orozco

Franco Orozco 

 

Country: Argentina

Date of birth: 09/01/2002 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Ezeiza (Argentina)

Height: 166cm

Youth career: Club Atlético Lanús

Current club: Club Atlético Lanús

Squad number: 11

Current national team: —

Position: winger, second striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 675.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Eden Hazard

 

Strengths:

– pace and acceleration Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– first touch Untitled1

– creativity Untitled

– crossing Untitled

– balance Untitled

– finishing Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– physical strength

– defensive contribution

 

Style of play:

– wide forward

– equally good on both wings

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

– likes to dribble

– likes to enter the opposition’s penalty area whenever possible

– often uses his skills to beat defenders, cut inside and create himself a decent opportunity to score from

– confident, powerful, dynamic and very positive with the ball

– likes to vary his play by cutting inside, running to the by-line and swapping wings

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

– excellent balance and changes of pace

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

– exceptional ability to maneuver in small spaces

– able to dribble and cross at top speed

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

– all-action and energetic

– good ambidexterity using his left weaker foot

Orozco with a great run and magnificent finish.

 

Orozco with another outrageous finish.

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

2017 South American Under-15 Football Championship winner with Argentina.

 

League summary (as for 4 December 2020):

Primera División 2020/2021 (ongoing): 4 games/1 goal (Lanús)

 

Description:

Franco Orozco is a product of Club Atlético Lanús youth academy. He is considered to be one of the most talented teenagers in South America. He made his first-team debut in a 3–2 victory over São Paulo in the Copa Sudamericana, replacing Braian Aguirre early in the second half. In 2017, he represented his country at the South American Under-15 Football Championship, where young ‘Albicelestes’ won the gold medal.

 

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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