Date of birth: 04/04/2003 (18 years old)
Place of birth: Tallinn (Estonia)
Youth career: Kalev Tallinn, Flora Tallinn (since 2018)
Current club: Flora Tallinn
Squad number: 54
Current national team: Estonia U-19
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: UEFA Europa Conference League 2021/2022 (3/0)
Contract until: 31.12.2003
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Leon Bailey
– ball control
– effectiveness in tight spaces
– crossing at top speed/high tempo
Style of play:
– flamboyant winger
– capable to play on both wings
– interesting option to be converted to a full-back in the future
– explosive player with good technique on the ball, mobility, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling, and good short-mid through passing ability
– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace
– likes to cross
– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his movement, pace, and acceleration
– can rapidly speed up the game by dribbling, and in the final third he offers cross or finishing solution
– likes to vary his play by hugging the touchline or positioning himself on the halfspaces in order to make quick combinations with teammates
– creative at his off-the-ball movements, and likes to find the best space to receive the ball with good timings
– strong in 1v1 situations and confident of his skills
– tall player with excellent balance, coordination, and changes of pace
– gets fouled often
– decent in the air
– operates comfortably with his right weaker foot
Kuraksin with a very good run and even better cross to assist his teammate.
Kuraksin makes a very good off the ball run, receives the ball, enters the penalty area, and scores with a superb finish.
He is best suited to playing as:
Left winger in 4-3-3.
Estonian Champion 2020 with Flora.
League summary (as for 26 November 2021):
Esiliiga 2018: 2 games/0 goals (Flora II)
Esiliiga 2019: 22 games/2 goals (Flora II)
Esiliiga 2020: 27 games/4 goals (Flora II)
Meistriliiga 2020: 1 game/0 goals (Flora)
Esiliiga 2021: 10 games/2 goals (Flora II)
Meistriliiga 2021 (ongoing): 11 games/3 goals (Flora)
Danil Kuraksin joined Flora Tallinn from Kalev Tallinn in 2018. He is a part of an interesting generation of Estonian players born in 2003 which includes, among others Aleksandr Sapovalov, Rocco Robert Shein, Maksim Paskotši, Matrix Einer, Oliver Jürgens, Nikita Ivanov, and Rasmus Kallas. Danil made his first-team debut for Flora on 7 August 2020 in a league fixture against FC Kuressaare.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Capable to mark his name in Europe with a bit of luck and hard work.