Full name: Victor Barberá Romero
Date of birth: 20/08/2004 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Spain
Youth career: CF Damm, FC Barcelona (since 2020)
Current club: FC Barcelona
Squad number: —
Current national team: —
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2021/2022 (6/1)
Contract until: 30.06.2023
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: a hybrid of Robert Lewandowski and Luis Suárez
– off the ball movement
– link-up play
– first touch
– ball control
– work rate
No significant weaknesses.
Style of play:
– complete forward
– player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina, and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations
– excellent pace, agility, and coordination for a player of his size
– killer instinct, great off the ball movement, above-average decision-making, intelligence, and flair in the final third
– clinical finisher capable on both feet
– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure
– in addition to his goalscoring ability, he is also a team-player who is capable of creating chances and assisting goals for teammates
– his physical power and intellect let him to play fruitfully with his back to the goal/very good ability to connect with midfield and attacking partners
– often moves deeper into midfield and draws defenders with him in order to create and exploit spaces for his teammates
– generates many flick-ons and passes into the channels for his teammates to utilize
– feels comfortable in tight spaces/under pressure thanks to his footwork, technique, and ball control
– very good first touch to make quick combinations with his teammates
– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his strength, ability to shield the ball, and excellent close control
– aerial threat in the opposition box
– aggressive and hard-working in pressing/when out of possession
– operates comfortably with his left weaker foot
Barberá shows his great link up play and provides an assist with a brilliant touch.
Barberá makes a very good off the ball move, loses his markers, and scores with a very precise finish.
Heatmap by Wyscout:
He is best suited to playing as:
Centre-forward in 4-3-3.
Spanish U-19 Championship 2021/2022 winner with Barcelona.
League summary (as for 5 June 2022):
No senior team appearances yet.
Victor Barberá joined the famous La Masia from CF Damm in 2020. He is a part of an extremely interesting generation of Barcelona players born between 2004 and 2006 such as Gavi, Diego Almeida, Hugo Alba, Ilias Akhomach, Fabio Blanco, Áron Yaakobishvili, Gerard Hernández, Fabián Luzzi, Arnau Pradas, Dani Rodriguez, Ángel Alarcón, Álex Valle, Arnau Casas, Pau Prim, Aleix Garrido, and Álvaro Cortés. Victor has been in phenomenal form during the 2021/2022 season – he scored 23 goals for Barcelona U-19 helping them to win the Spanish Championship in great style.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.