Full name: Hugo Félix Sequeira
Date of birth: 03/03/2004 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Viseu (Portugal)
Youth career: FC Porto, CB Viseu, SL Benfica (since 2016)
Current club: SL Benfica
Squad number: —
Current national team: Portugal U-18
Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: Lafarge Foot Avenir 2021
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Wesley Sneijder
– ball control
– long shots
– aerial duels
– diminutive player who should still work on the physical aspect
Style of play:
– can also play higher as an advanced playmaker or even as a winger
– very intelligent player, who finds the space well between the lines
– great mix of progressive carrier and passer
– knows how to dictate tempo and has the natural ability of an ‘orchestrator’ midfielder who can perform at all of midfield positions, linking up the team’s midfield and attack with ease and effectiveness
– excellent pace, agility, and coordination
– likes to come a little bit deeper to get the ball
– likes to shoot from distance
– very good at spotting space and his teammates’ runs thanks to his excellent vision and awareness
– outstanding vision, range of passing and playmaking skills
– able to deliver pinpoint passes and crosses
– possesses good mid-range and long-range shooting skills
– has the technique, ability and confidence to execute the killer passes and set-up goal-scoring opportunities for his teammates
– above-average decision making for a player of his age
– good reaction to the loss of the ball with good aggressive attitude, and good recovery of his position
– direct and indirect set-piece specialist
– accurate penalty taker
– good leadership skills, he seems to be a quiet but determined player
Félix with an absolutely brilliant pass to provide an assist to his teammate.
Félix with a great run through the middle and superb long shot goal.
He is best suited to playing as:
Central midfielder in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 18 October 2021):
No senior team appearances yet.
Hugo Félix is the brother of João Félix – Atletico Madrid and Portuguese football star. Hugo joined Seixal – the famous Benfica youth academy – in 2016 from CB Viseu. He is considered to be one of the most talented players of his generation in Portugal along with Marco Cruz, Nuno Félix, Gabriel Brás, Mateus Fernandes, Miguel Falé, Youssef Chermiti, Samuel Justo, João Neves, Ricardo Marques, and Gonçalo Esteves. Currently, he is one of the leaders of Benfica U-19 and Portugal U-18 national team.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.