Máximo Perrone

Máximo Perrone

Country: Argentina

Date of birth: 07/01/2003 (19 years old)

Place of birth: Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Height: 178cm

Youth career: Vélez Sarsfield

Current club: Vélez Sarsfield

Squad number: 16

Current national team: Argentina U-20

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 2.000.000 €

Tournaments participated in: Mondial Football Montaigu 2019

Contract until: 31.12.2023

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Fernando Redondo


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To improve:

– needs to work on the consistency of his decision-making: tends to make simple and risky passing mistakes sometimes

– operating with his right weaker foot

– overly aggressive when defending sometimes/unnecessary fouls and bookings

Style of play:

– deep-lying orchestrator/midfield playmaker

– knows how to dictate tempo, he’s creative, and has the natural ability of an ‘orchestrator’ midfielder who can perform at all of midfield positions

– player with excellent technical ability, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control, and fast direction shifts in possession

– midfielder who sees the game differently from most revealing creativity, cleverness at his off-the-ball movements, great vision, and passing ability orchestrating or providing dynamism to the team’s build-up process with ease and effectiveness

– superb mix of creative, controlling, and defensive attributes

– very good in combination play

– cultured passer with a proclivity for breaking the lines with intricate vertical balls

– excellent range of passing at all distances

– extraordinary thinking when on the ball – he often chooses options which are unexpected for the opposition

– very high football IQ/good feeling when to speed up the play with progressive passes and when to slow down the tempo to retain possession

– superb spatial awareness/always keeps his head up and scans the pitch before receiving the ball

– has the ability and confidence to provide good through/killer passes in the final third

– great composure, elegance, and retention skills under pressure/press-resistant player

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

– constantly asking for the ball and often is an additional passing option

– energetic, tenacious, and determined in defensive phase with good anticipation sense to provide key interceptions and tackles

– perfect for the possession-based style of play

– avoids using his right weaker foot

– good leadership skills/he seems to be a quiet but determined and charismatic player

Perrone provides an assist with an absolutely brilliant through ball.
Perrone stays calm under heavy pressure, makes a quick combination with his teammate, and plays a very good ball to the overlapping full-back.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Defensive midfielder in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 8 July 2022):

Copa de la Liga 2022: 7 games/0 goals (Vélez)

Liga Profesional 2022 (ongoing): 6 games/0 goals (Vélez)


Máximo Perrone is a product of the superb Vélez Sarsfield youth academy. He is considered to be one of the most talented U19s in South America at the moment. He is a part of an extremely interesting wave of Vélez youngsters which includes, among others Gianluca Prestianni, Santiago Castro, Julián Fernández, Alejo Sarco, Juan Villalba, Mateo Seoane, Valentín Gómez, Damián Fernández, and Abiel Osorio. Máximo made his professional debut on 7 March 2022 in a Copa de la Liga game against Estudiantes de La Plata.


“I want to cover all positions in midfield. I think I’m a 5 and I like and enjoy passing a lot.”

(Máximo Perrone)

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

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Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.




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