The Brazilian teenage sensation linked with Real Madrid and Barcelona made history after making his senior debut aged just 16 with Palmeiras.
- The youngest professional debutant in the history of Palmeiras
- Target for Madrid and Barcelona
- Has been prolific with youth teams
WHAT HAPPENED? The teenager signed his first professional contract aged 16 this summer and was finally given the chance to shine for the senior side by coach Abdel Ferreira in a league game against Coritiba. He was brought on in the 69th minute to replace centre-forward Rony.
THE BIGGEST PICTURE: Real Madrid and Barcelona are vying to sign Endrick as he is tipped to become the next Neymar. Barcelona representatives have already met with the player’s side for a possible transfer when he turns 18 on July 21, 2024. He has already signed a three-year contract which runs until the summer of 2025 with the Brazilian team of Serie A and has a release clause. of €60 million.
AND WHAT’S MORE: Endrick has scored 165 goals in 169 youth appearances and has already been called up for the Brazil U-20 side.
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WHAT’S NEXT FOR ENDRICK? The striker will be hoping to push for a start in Palmeiras’ next game against Atletico Goianiense on October 11 after making his debut midweek.
The next big thing?
Can Endrick live up to the hype and prove he’s the next big star in Brazilian football?