Vitor Roque

Vitor Roque

Full name: Vitor Hugo Roque Ferreira

Country: Brazil

Date of birth: 28/02/2005 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Timóteo (Brazil)

Height: 172cm

Youth career: América Mineiro, Cruzeiro (since 2019)

Current club: Cruzeiro

Squad number: 39

Current national team: —

Position: winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 300.000 €

Tournaments participated in: Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior 2022 (5/1)

Contract until: 31.05.2024

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Ronaldo

Strengths:

– pace 

– acceleration 

– finishing 

– instinct 

– off the ball movement 

– technique 

– ball control 

– flair 

– agility 

– ambidexterity 

– bravery 

– defensive contribution 

Weaknesses:

No significant weaknesses.

Style of play:

– complete striker

– player with a stocky build and good physical strength for a player of his size

– capable of playing in several offensive positions, either in the centre as a striker, as a supporting forward, as an attacking midfielder, or as a winger

– great pace, footwork, agility, and coordination

– killer instinct and great off the ball movement in and around the final third

– clinical finisher capable on both feet

– possesses powerful mid-range and long-range shooting skills

– incredibly explosive over the first meters

– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– able to dribble and make quick combinations with his teammates at top speed

– good dribbler who’s also prolific when attacking from deep/wing

– excellent body balance and changes of pace

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his low centre of gravity, ability to shield the ball, strength, and excellent close control

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

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces

– dangerous in the air despite not being very tall/great timing and jumping technique

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his electric pace and acceleration

– aggressive and hard-working in pressing/when out of possession

– gets fouled often

– all-action and energetic

– operates very comfortably with his left weaker foot

Vitor Roque nutmegs his opponent and scores with a powerful finish.
Vitor Roque loses his markers thank to his pace and body balance and scores with a precise finish.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Striker in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 10 March 2022):

Campeonato Brasileiro Série B 2021: 5 games/0 goals (Cruzeiro)

Campeonato Mineiro 2022 (ongoing): 4 games/2 goals (Cruzeiro)

Description:

Vitor Roque is considered to be one of the most talented players of his generation not only in Brazil but also South America. He joined Cruzeiro academy from América Mineiro in 2019 after impressing for The Rabbits youth teams. He made his professional debut on 12 October 2021 after coming on as a second-half substitute for Bruno José in a 0–0 Série B home draw against Botafogo. He scored his first goal three months later in a 2–2 Campeonato Mineiro home draw against Villa Nova.

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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