Claudio Echeverri

Claudio Echeverri

Country: Argentina

Date of birth: 02/01/2006 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Resistencia (Argentina)

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Youth career: River Plate

Current club: River Plate

Squad number: —

Current national team: Argentina U-17

Position: attacking midfielder, winger

Preferred foot: right

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Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Pablo Aimar


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To improve:

– physical development

– aerial duels

– operating with his weaker left foot

– able to dispossess opponents thanks to his explosiveness but his positioning and general defensive reliability are still very improvable

Style of play:

– advanced playmaker

– player of a small frame who doesn’t feel comfortable in contact situations

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

– likes to be fielded in a free role as an attacking midfielder, where he is given creative freedom and space to roam the pitch

– midfielder who sees the game differently from most revealing creativity, cleverness at his off-the-ball movements, great vision, and passing ability linking up the team’s midfield and attack with ease and effectiveness

– fast, agile, dynamic, and mobile

– very vertical player who likes to have the ball at his feet and speed up the game with his progressive runs and passes

– likes to dribble

– like to make his attacking runs through the left wing/half space

– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement, and close control

– excellent in combination play

– spectacular player who’s able to make a difference with his passes or solo runs at any time

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

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

– great footwork and retention skills under pressure/press-resistant player

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

– superb ability at first touch/high speed in one-twos

extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and movement

– avoids using his weaker left foot

– gets fouled often

– direct and indirect set-piece specialist

– accurate penalty taker

Echeverri enters the penalty area, controls the ball, makes a quick decision, and scores with a powerful finish.
Echeverri provides an assist with a superb through ball.
Echeverri capitalizes on the goalkeeper’s mistake and scores with a beautiful lob.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.



League summary (as for 15 March 2023):

No senior team appearances yet.


Claudio Echeverri, nicknamed Diablito in Argentina, is considered to be one of the most talented U17s in South America. Echeverri is a product of the famous River Plate academy – one of the best youth systems in Argentina. He is one of the leaders of an extremely interesting generation of Argentinian players born in 2006 which includes, among others Gianluca Prestianni, Agustín Ruberto, Camilo Rey Domenech, Santiago López, Ciro Armoa, Kevin Gutiérrez, Facundo González, Tobías Palacio, and Juan Villalba. On 8 October 2022, Claudio made his debut for River Plate reserves against Patronato in which he scored.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9,5/10 BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

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




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