Aleks Ristić

Aleks Ristić

Country: Slovenia

Date of birth: 09/09/2005 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Slovenia

Height: —

Youth career: NK Brinje Grosuplje

Current club: NK Brinje Grosuplje

Squad number: 9

Current national team: Slovenia U-19

Position: striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: 2022 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/1)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Danny Ings


– pace 

– finishing 

– instinct 

– off-the-ball movement 

– athleticism 

– link-up play 

– technique 

– flair 

– agility 

– determination 

To improve:

– heading ability

– may be a little bit overaggressive against the ball which may result in getting cheap yellow cards

– composure and decision-making in the final third/often makes the wrong decision to shoot from difficult angles rather than passing to teammates in far better positions

Style of play:

– advanced striker

– mobile attacker who can operate effectively alone up front or offer versatility in the attacking duo

– not the tallest but he’s a player of a stocky build which allows him to withstand physical pressure whilst on the ball

– quick and agile

– likes to attack the space behind defenders and run off of them

– clever off-the-ball movement and flair both inside and outside the penalty area

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– good finisher capable on both feet

– 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/decent ability to play with back to goal

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– likes to press and hassle the opposition’s centre-backs effectively

– very high determination and tenacity in the defensive phase/pressing

– accurate penalty taker

Ristić loses his marker with a good first touch control and scores with a composed finish.
Ristić shows his instinct, loses his markers, and gives the goalkeeper no chance with a powerful first touch finish.
Ristić wins a physical duel with the defender and scores with a precise finish.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Striker in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 28 April 2023):

2. SNL 2022/2023 (ongoing): 10 games/0 goals (Brinje)


Aleks Ristić is considered to be one of the most talented U19s in Slovenia. He made his professional debut for NK Brinje Grosuplje just seven days after his 17th birthday on 16 September 2022 in the Slovenian second division game against NK Triglav. He is also a regular international for Slovenia and currently he is a member of the U-19 team.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


Country-scale star with top European league ambition.





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