Full name: Mycael Pontes Moreira
Date of birth: 12/03/2004 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Porto Velho (Brazil)
Youth career: Athletico Paranaense
Current club: Athletico Paranaense
Squad number: —
Current national team: Brazil U-18
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: 2019 South American Under-15 Football Championship (5/0)
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Ederson
– saving one-on-ones
– commanding in defence
– close-range shot-stopping ability
– footwork, technique, and distribution
– aerial ability
No significant weaknesses.
Style of play:
Very mature for his age, modern, confident, and agile left-footed goalkeeper with good footwork. Perfect goalkeeper for a team looking to build from the back.
Mycael with an incredible close-range header shot save.
Mycael saves a mid-range shot in great style.
He is best suited to playing as:
2019 South American Under-15 Football Championship winner with Brazil.
Campeonato Brasileiro U-17 2020 runner-up with Athletico.
League summary (as for 12 November 2021):
No senior team appearances yet.
Mycael is a product of Athletico Paranaense youth academy. In 2019, Mycael was one of the leaders of Brazil national team at the South American Under-15 Football Championship, where young ‘Canarinhos’ won the gold medal and presented a great generation of talented players such as Matheus Nascimento, Vinícius Tobías, Ângelo Gabriel, Arthur Wenderroscky, Kaiky, and Sávio. He is also a part of a very interesting generation of Athletico players that finished second in the Campeonato Brasileiro U-17 2020 along with other very talented prospects such as Vitor do Carmo, Emersonn, Jader, Vinícius Kauê, and Juninho.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.