Facundo Buonanotte

Facundo Buonanotte

Full name: Facundo Valentín Buonanotte

Country: Argentina

Date of birth: 23/12/2004 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Pérez (Argentina)

Height: 174cm

Youth career: Rosario Central

Current club: Rosario Central

Squad number: 40

Current national team: Argentina U-20

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder, winger

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 50.000 €

Tournaments participated in: Tournoi Maurice Revello 2022 (3/0)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Andrés D’Alessandro


– pace 

– dribbling 

– ball control 

– technique 

– agility 

– passing 

– vision 

– creativity 

– football IQ 

– first touch 

– defensive contribution 

– set-pieces 

To improve:

– needs to work on his composure and finishing skills in the penalty area

– operating with his right weaker foot

Style of play:

– advanced playmaker

– player with a low centre of gravity, superb agility, body balance, changes of pace, and coordination

– creative player with very good technique on the ball, mobility, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling, and good short-mid through passing ability

– likes to dribble

– likes to use body feints and tricks to get past his opponents

– likes to play in a free attacking role granted the freedom to roam the pitch and find space

– has the technique, ability, and confidence to execute the killer passes, and set-up goal-scoring opportunities for his teammates

– intelligent, flamboyant, and creative player who’s able to do spectacular things and make a difference in the final third at any time

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

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in crowded areas/under pressure

– excellent footwork in tight spaces

– positive on the ball, unpredictable, and very confident of his skills

– possesses powerful long-range shooting skills with his left foot, it may become his weapon in the future if he improves the precision

– very dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and movement

– excellent ability at first touch/high speed in 1-2 combinations style of play

– slightly chaotic sometimes but he’s also very active and tenacious in the defensive phase/pressing, not afraid of duels, and has an above-average number of tackles won and interceptions per game

– it’s definitely not his strength but he has a surprisingly good aerial ability for a player of his size

– gets fouled often

– avoids using his right weaker foot

– good direct and indirect set-piece taker

Buonanotte enters the penalty area, spots the movement of his teammate, and provides a very good assist.
Buonanotte makes a good counter-attacking run, dribbles past his opponent with ease, and provides a good line-breaking pass to his teammate.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.



League summary (as for 29 August 2022):

Copa de la Liga 2022: 8 games/0 goals (Rosario)

Liga Profesional 2022 (ongoing): 13 games/1 goal (Rosario)


Facundo Buonanotte joined the Rosario Central youth academy at the age of 10. He is considered to be club’s most talented academy graduate since Ángel Di María. He is one of the leaders of Argentina U-20, an extremely interesting team with many exciting talents such as Alejandro Garnacho, Nicolás Palavecino, Santiago Castro, Mateo Sanabria, Maximiliano González, Valentín Barco, Brian Aguilar, Valentin Carboni, Gino Infantino, Federico Redondo, Matías Soulé, Julián Aude, and Lucas Román. Facu made his professional debut for Rosario Central on 13 May 2022 in the Copa Argentina game against Sol de Mayo. The next day, he signed his first professional contract with the club.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


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





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