Date of birth: 14/01/2005 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Paide (Estonia)
Youth career: Paide Linnameeskond
Current club: Paide Linnameeskond
Squad number: 22
Current national team: Estonia U-17
Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: —
Contract until: 31.12.2022
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Sandro Tonali
– needs to improve the quality of his decision-making when on the ball
– mistakes at higher tempo
– aerial duels
Style of play:
– can also play higher as a box-to-box midfielder
– not the strongest player but he’s combative and not afraid of physical challenges with stronger opponents
– very good pace, agility, flair, and coordination
– player with good technical ability, mobility, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control, and fast direction shifts in possession
– knows how to dictate tempo using his good vision, passing ability at all distances and natural technique to create dynamism on the team’s build-up process
– his stamina, determination, agility, and pace enable him to cover a lot of ground ground
– likes to spread play with good long-range diagonals
– decent composure and retention skills under pressure/press-resistant player
– constantly asking for the ball and often is an additional passing option
– tenacious in the defensive phase
– good reaction to the loss of the ball with good aggressive attitude, and good recovery of his position
Soo starts the counter-attack with a superb through ball.
Soo with a brilliant long ball to activate the right wing.
Heatmap by Wyscout:
He is best suited to playing as:
Defensive midfielder in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 7 March 2022):
Esiliiga 2021: 23 games/3 goals (Paide II)
Sander Soo is a product of Paide Linnameeskond youth academy – his hometown club. He is a regular youth international for Estonia and currently he is one of the leaders of the U-17 team along with other interesting players such as Aleksandr Alteberg, Tristan Pajo, Mihhail Kolobov, Kristofer Käit, Karel Mustmaa, Dimitri Jepihhin, Gregor Pürg, and Daniil Pareiko.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Capable to mark his name in Europe with a bit of luck and hard work.