Date of birth: 31/03/2004 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Lomas de Zamora (Argentina)
Youth career: CA Lanús
Current club: CA Lanús
Squad number: —
Current national team: Argentina U-20
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: —
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Yannick Carrasco
– ball control
– fantastic dribbler but can be a little bit overambitious with take-ons sometimes
Style of play:
– flamboyant, creative, and explosive winger
– player with decent body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations
– great acceleration, agility, flair, body balance, changes of pace, and coordination
– creative player with very good technical ability, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control, fast direction shifts in possession
– 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
– likes to dribble
– often cuts inside from the left wing to a more central attacking position, and uses his speed and skill to take on defenders until he finds the space to make an attempt on goal
– explosive dribbler who likes to use tricks and feints to beat his opponents
– creative at his off-the-ball movements, and likes to find the best space to receive the ball with good timings
– incredibly explosive over the first meters
– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable, and confident of his skills
– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/press-resistant player
– very dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration
– often makes surging runs into the penalty box
– gets fouled often
– his defensive positioning is still improvable but he often tracks back to help in the defensive phase
Sanabria makes a great run, dribbles past his opponent with ease, and sends a dangerous shot on target.
Sanabria enters the penalty area, loses his markers with a quick feint, and provides his teammate with a smart pass.
Heatmap by Wyscout:
He is best suited to playing as:
Left winger in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 22 February 2022):
No senior team appearances yet.
Mateo Sanabria is a product of Lanús youth academy – a club known for its work with youth which produced many interesting talents in recent years such as José Manuel López, Pedro de la Vega, Tomás Belmonte, Franco Orozco, Lautaro Valenti, Alexandro Bernabéi, Juan Pablo Krilanovich, and Braian Aguirre. Sanabria made his professional debut on 12 February 2022 in a Copa de la Liga Profesional game against Huracán.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.