Moises Paniagua

Moises Paniagua

Full name: Moises Paniagua Leaño

Country: Bolivia

Date of birth: 16/08/2007 (15 years old)

Place of birth: Bolivia

Height: 170cm

Youth career: Always Ready

Current club: Always Ready

Squad number: 40

Current national team: Bolivia U-17

Position: winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by 200.000 €

Tournaments participated in: 2023 South American U-17 Championship (4/1)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Dries Mertens/Alexis Sánchez


– pace 

– acceleration 

– dynamism 

– ball control 

– dribbling 

– agility 

– flair 

– creativity 

– first touch 

– work rate 

– versatility 

To improve:

– can be a little bit chaotic and overambitious in the final third/still has a margin to improve the quality and composure of his decision-making

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

– operating with his weaker left foot

Style of play:

– inside forward

– diminutive player with a low centre of gravity, superb agility, flair, changes of pace, and coordination

could be an interesting option to play as an advanced/off-the-shoulder striker in a counter-attacking style

– offensive allrounder capable of playing in various positions such as winger, support striker, and striker

– possesses electric pace and acceleration

– very mobile player who likes to be given a free role to roam the pitch and find space

– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace

– likes to dribble

– extremely skillful player who possesses excellent footwork and wide range of dribbling skills

– very vertical player who likes to speed up the game with his dribbling skills/very capable of pushing his team forward to finishing positions

– able to get past players with extreme ease thanks to his quick feet, changes of pace, and explosiveness over the first meters

– likes to attack from the wing (mostly left), cut inside, and create himself a decent opportunity to score

– possesses good ball control when running with the ball and dribbling

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

– skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

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

– likes to make effective off-the-ball/shoulder runs to beat the defensive line

– counter-attacking weapon thanks to his pace and movement

– all-action and energetic

– good defensive work rate and commitment in pressing

Paniagua loses his markers with a very good off-the-ball move and scores with a precise finish.
Paniagua cuts inside from the left wing, gets past his opponent with ease, and scores with a superb mid-range shot.
Inside the penalty area, Paniagua dribbles past his opponent with a brilliant sombrero and scores with a good finish.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 30 May 2023):

Primera División de Bolivia 2022: 1 game/1 goal (Always Ready)

Primera División de Bolivia 2023 (ongoing): 7 games/1 goal (Always Ready)


Moises Paniagua is considered to be one of the most talented players of his age category in South America. He’s a product of the Always Ready youth academy. He made his first-team debut at the age of 15 years, 2 months and 3 days on 19 October 2022 in a league fixture against Royal Pari in which he scored becoming the youngest player to score a goal in a professional Bolivian football match. Five months later, he became the 7th youngest player in Copa Libertadores history.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


First team material in a top European league.





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