Pedro

Pedro

Full name: Pedro Henrique Silva dos Santos

Country: Brazil

Date of birth: 05/02/2006 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Brazil

Height: 171cm

Youth career: Corinthians

Current club: Corinthians

Squad number: —

Current national team: Brazil U-17

Position: winger, second striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: Copa São Paulo de Futebol Junior 2022 (4/1), Mondial Football Montaigu 2022

Contract until: 02.03.2025

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Nani

Strengths:

– pace 

– acceleration 

– technique 

– ball control 

– dribbling 

– agility 

– flair 

– creativity 

– work rate 

– athleticism 

Weaknesses:

– fantastic dribbler but can be a little bit overambitious with take-ons sometimes/needs to work on the decision-making in the final third to become more prolific

Style of play:

– inside forward

– 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

– likes to enter the opposition’s penalty area whenever possible

– 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

– possesses low centre of gravity and a really good physical strength for his stature

– 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

– possesses fantastic close control that allows him to drift pass defenders with ease

– very strong in 1v1 situations, mobile, 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

– gets fouled often

– his defensive positioning is still improvable but he often tracks back to help in the defensive phase and works in pressing

Pedro enters the penalty area, dribbles past two opponents with ease, and scores with a simple finish.
Pedro cuts inside, outpaces his opponents, and sends a dangerous but off target shot.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

Mondial Football Montaigu 2022 winner with Brazil.

League summary (as for 19 May 2022):

No senior team appearances yet.

Description:

Pedro, also known as Pedrinho, is a product of Corinthians youth academy. He is considered to be one of the most talented U17s in Brazil. He is one of the leaders of an extremely interesting generation of Brazilian players born in 2006 which includes, among others Endrick, Luis Guilherme, Rayan, Dudu, Vitor Figueiredo, Felipe Lima, Camilo, and João Dalla Corte.

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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