Thauan Lara

Thauan Lara

Full name: Thauan Lara dos Santos

Country: Brazil

Date of birth: 22/01/2004 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Porto Alegre (Brazil)

Height: 176cm

Youth career: Internacional

Current club: Internacional

Squad number: —

Current national team: Brazil U-17

Position: left-back

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Ferland Mendy


– pace and acceleration

– dynamism

– athleticism

– ball control

– dribbling 

– technique

– tackling

– crossing

– passing 

– positioning 

– set pieces


No significant weaknesses.

Style of play:

– complete full-back

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

– strong player with very good agility and coordination, with great pace at all distances

– intelligent full-back with great timing, positioning, and game reading ability when going forward

– above-average technique, ball control, and passing skills for a full-back/perfect full-back for a team looking to build from the back

– likes to cross

– likes to dribble

– likes overlapping runs

– high work rate and winning mentality

– impacts the game at both ends of the pitch/equally competent offensively as defensively

– able to dribble and make good crosses at top speed

– accurate and tenacious tackler

– 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 left side

– high tackling and interception rate (67% tackle success according to Instat)

– set piece specialist

Lara makes a great sliding tackle just before the attacker takes a shot from a dangerous position.
Lara wins the ball back thanks to good pressing and sends a very good cross to provide an assist to his teammate.

He is best suited to playing as:

Left-back in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 4 September 2021):

No senior team appearances yet.


Thauan Lara 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, Otávio, Luiz Adriano, and Taison. He is a part of a new wave of very talented Internacional players which includes, among others Johnny, Vinícius Tobías, Vinicius Mello, Rodriguinho, Lukayan, Jhonatan Kauan, Thomas Gregori, and Vytor Kawan.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


First team material in a top European club.




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