Ângelo Gabriel

Ângelo Gabriel

Full name: Ângelo Gabriel Borges Damaceno

Country: Brazil

Date of birth: 12/12/2004 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Brasilia (Brazil)

Height: 173cm

Youth career: Santos

Current club: Santos

Squad number: 27

Current national team: —

Position: attacking midfielder, winger, second striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 7.000.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 20.12.2023

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Raphinha/Ousmane Dembélé

Strengths:

– pace 

– acceleration 

– dynamism 

– dribbling 

– ball control 

– technique 

– flair 

– agility 

– creativity 

– versatility 

– first touch 

Weaknesses:

– still has a margin to improve his decision making in the final third and become more efficient

– aerial challenges

Style of play:

– inside forward

– capable to play on both wings

– great agility, flair, body balance, changes of pace, and coordination

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

– likes to dribble

– likes to play in a free attacking role granted the freedom to roam the pitch and find space

– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace

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

– creative at his off-the-ball movements, and likes to find the best space to receive the ball

– very strong in 1v1 situations and confident of his skills

– incredibly explosive over the first meters

– constantly changes up his movements which never allows the defenders to read where he is going

– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement, and close control

– very dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– excellent ability at first touch/high speed in 1-2 combinations style of play

– often makes surging runs into the penalty box

– avoids using his right weaker foot

– his defensive positioning is still very improvable but he’s active and tenacious in pressing

Ângelo dribbles past his opponent and plays a great ball to assist his teammate.
Ângelo cuts inside, loses his markers with two great body feints and scores.

He is best suited to playing as:

Right winger in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 14 December 2021):

Campeonato Brasileiro 2020: 9 games/ 0 goals (Santos)

Campeonato Paulista 2021: 9 games/ 0 goals (Santos)

Campeonato Brasileiro 2021: 18 games/ 0 goals (Santos)

Description:

Ângelo Gabriel is a ‘Menino da Vila’ – youth graduate of a famous Santos academy. He is a part of the new generation of Santos teenagers which includes, among others Kaiky Melo, Marcos Leonardo, Kaio Jorge, Renyer, Gabriel Pirani, Sandry, and Ivonei. Ângelo made his professional debut for Peixe just two days after his 16th birthday on 23 October 2020, coming on as a second-half substitute for Lucas Braga in a 3–1 Campeonato Brasileiro loss against Fluminense. He scored his first professional goal on 6 April 2021, netting his team’s third in a 3–1 Copa Libertadores away win against San Lorenzo – aged 16 years, 3 months and 16 days, he broke Juan Carlos Cárdenas’ record and became the youngest player ever to score in a Libertadores match.

Quotes:

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10 

Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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