Damián Pizarro

Damián Pizarro

Full name: Damián Nicolás Pizarro Huenuqueo

Country: Chile

Date of birth: 28/03/2005 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Santiago de Chile (Chile)

Height: 187cm

Youth career: Universidad de Chile, Colo Colo (since 2020)

Current club: Colo Colo

Squad number: 9

Current national team: —

Position: centre-forward

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 500.000 €

Tournaments participated in: Copa Libertadores (3/0)

Contract until: 30.06.2025

Player’s agent: Fernando Felicevich

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Darwin Núñez


– bravery 

– off-the-ball movement 

– athleticism 

– heading 

– pace 

– finishing 

– link-up play 

– instinct 

To improve:

– effieciency/composure in the final third

Style of play:

– complete forward/target man

– tall player with very good body mass ratio, physical strength, and natural fitness

– killer instinct, great off-the-ball movement, above-average decision-making, timing, intelligence, composure, and flair in the final third

– very good pace over longer distances

– skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– his physical power, aerial ability, and technique allow him to play fruitfully with his back to the goal/very good ability to connect with midfield and attacking partners

– 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

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– able to make dangerous and powerful runs into the penalty area from deep/wing

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his strength, ability to shield the ball, and excellent close control

– knows how to use his upper-body strength to gain advantage

– likes to take advantage of the carelessness of the opponents/always alert to capitalize on defensive mistakes

– aerial threat in the opposition box

– good activity and tenacity in pressing/out of possession

– operates quite comfortably with his weaker left foot

Pizarro enters the penalty area after a superb run but his finishing lets him down.
Pizarro scores with a superb header after a good free-kick cross.
After a good off-the-ball move, Pizarro creates a big chance with a brilliant backheel pass.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Centre-forward in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 17 May 2023):

Chilean Primera División 2021: 1 game/0 goals (Colo-Colo)

Chilean Primera División 2023 (ongoing): 7 games/1 goal (Colo-Colo)


Damián Pizarro joined the Colo-Colo youth academy from Universidad de Chile in 2020. He made his professional debut for Los Albos on 28 October 2021 in a league fixture against Audax Italiano. He scored his first goal on 18 March 2023 in a game against Cobresal.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


First team material in a top European league.





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