Héctor Fort

Héctor Fort

Full name: Héctor Fort García

Country: Spain

Date of birth: 02/08/2006 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Barcelona (Spain)

Height: —

Youth career: FC Barcelona

Current club: FC Barcelona

Squad number: —

Current national team: Spain U-17

Position: central defender, right-back

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2022/2023 (5/0)

Contract until: 30.06.2025

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: César Azpilicueta

Strengths:

– pace

– tackling

– technique 

– ball control 

– versatility 

– passing 

– vision 

– dribbling 

– positioning

– anticipation

– first touch

– football IQ

– athleticism

– ambidexterity

To improve:

– crossing

– quite good in the air but I still see a big margin to improve this aspect of his game

Style of play:

– complete/playmaking full-back/ball-playing centre-back

– player with a decent body mass ratio, strength, and natural fitness who feels quite comfortable in contact situations

superb option to play as a right-sided centre-back in a three-man defence system

– versatile, balanced, and well-rounded defender capable of playing anywhere along the backline

– modern full-back who combines attacking and defensive qualities and feels comfortable in the build-up

– tactically astute and technically capable of playing in various tactical systems

– perfect for the possession-based game

– very good pace, agility, and coordination

– prefers to ‘work the ball into the box’ in combinational play rather than crossing

– known for his composure in possession, footwork, technique, and close control

– intelligent full-back with good timing and positioning when going forward

– likes to move into midfield and makes combinations with his teammates/very good passing skills and vision

– high work rate, determination, and eagerness to improve

– impacts the game at both ends of the pitch/equally competent offensively as defensively

– does not dive into tackles

– concentrated and composed with very good reading of the game and anticipation

– high tackling and interception rate

– positively aggressive in duels

– operates comfortably with his left weaker foot

Fort anticipates the pass, intercepts the ball, makes a very good run through the middle, and provides a good pass to his teammate.
Fort stays calm in a 1vs1 duel, uses his body well, and wins the ball back.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Right-back in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

La Liga Promises 2018/2019 winner with Barcelona U-13.

Spanish U-14 Championship 2019/2020 winner with Barcelona.

Spanish U-15 Championship 2020/2021 winner with Barcelona.

Spanish U-16 Championship 2021/2022 winner with Barcelona.

League summary (as for 16 December 2022):

No senior team appearances yet.

Description:

Héctor Fort is a product of the famous La Masia. He is considered to be one of the most talented players of his age category in Spain. He is a part of an extremely interesting generation of Barca U17s which includes, among others Lamine Yamal, Dani Rodriguez, Hugo Alba, Áron Yaakobishvili, Gerard Hernández, Pau Prim, Álvaro Cortés, Landry Farre, Juan Hernández, Arnau Pradas, Marc Bernal, and Pau Cubarsi.

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

Playmaker

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