Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo

Full name: Victor Hugo Gomes Silva

Country: Brazil

Date of birth: 11/05/2004 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Brazil

Height: —

Youth career: Flamengo

Current club: Flamengo

Squad number: —

Current national team: Brazil U-17

Position: attacking midfielder, second striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior 2022

Contract until: 31.12.2025

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Rivaldo

Strengths:

– passing 

– vision 

– creativity 

– technique

– ball control 

– dribbling 

– first touch

– athleticism 

– off the ball movement 

– heading 

– finishing

Weaknesses:

No significant weaknesses.

Style of play:

– advanced playmaker

– in addition to his technical and playmaking skills, he has a lot of qualities of a raumdeuter

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

– likes to be fielded in a free role as an attacking midfielder, where he is given space to roam the pitch

– creative player with very good technical ability, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control, fast direction shifts in possession, and vision to make through passes to the teammates providing dynamism to the team’s last offensive third plays

– able to get out of various different scenarios and often chooses options which are unexpected for the opposition/difference-maker

– player that always tries to find a vertical option in his game, so he is very capable of pushing his team forward to finishing positions

– highly technical and creative player

– likes to dribble

– likes to make quick first touch combinations with his teammates

– creative at his off-the-ball movements, and likes to find the best space to receive the ball with good timings, linking up the team’s midfield and attack

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

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/press-resistant player

– often makes surging runs into the penalty box

– very good sense of space, timing, instinct, and finishing skills in the penalty area

– possesses very impressive midrange and long-range shooting skills

– fairly good in the air

Victor Hugo loses his marker with a quick feint and scores with a good finish.
Victor Hugo makes a good off the ball run into the penalty area and scores.

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

Video:

Achievements:

Campeonato Brasileiro 2021 U-17 winner with Flamengo.

Brazilian Cup U-17 2021 winner with Flamengo.

League summary (as for 7 January 2022):

No senior team appearances yet.

Description:

Victor Hugo is a product of Ninho do Urubu – the famous Flamengo youth academy. In 2021, he was one of the biggest stars of a very successful Fla U-17 team. He is a part of a very interesting new generation of Flamengo teenagers which includes, among others Lázaro, Gabriel Noga, Petterson, Daniel Cabral, Mateusão, Werton, Matheus Gonçalves, Lucas Santos, Dudu, and Matheus França.

Quotes:

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10

First team material in a top European club.

Links:

Transfermarkt

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