The best in the world among his peers.. Amazing numbers for Brazilian Roque, the new Barcelona striker

Warmly, Barcelona fans are waiting for the young Brazilian striker Vitor Roque, who was contracted by the Catalan club from Brazilian club Atletico Paranaense, to join the team officially in January 2024.

Hardly a week goes by without Rocky leaving a mark with his current team, which increases the enthusiasm of the Barca fans to see him wearing the Catalan team’s shirt in the second half of the current season 2023-2024.

And the Spanish newspaper “Marca” confirmed that Roque (18 years old) has better statistics and numbers than all players in the world who are under 20 years old, after his goal that saved his team from losing from Fluminense at the fatal time, in the 21st round of the Brazilian League.

Vitor Roque dealt with a cross ball sent by his colleague Thomas Coelho into the penalty area in a wonderful way, as he turned it with a missile header into the top right corner of Fluminense goalkeeper Pedro Yangel.

Roque raised his score to 19 goals, in addition to 8 assists, in 40 matches with Atletico Paranaense in all competitions since the start of the current season, as he appeared in 32 of them in the starting line-up.

Rocky succeeded in translating about 63% of his chances into goals, and he also scores a goal out of every 3.3 shots on goal.

Given this data, Rocky outperforms a large number of football players expected to participate with their country’s national teams in the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

Meanwhile, Marca newspaper confirms that Barcelona prefers not to include the young player in the South American qualifiers for the Paris Olympics, which will be held in Venezuela.

It is expected that Vitor Roque will travel with the Brazil under-20 national team to Morocco next September, at a time when many question marks were raised about his failure to be summoned by interim coach Fernando Deniz to the ranks of the first team, which is preparing to start the South American qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup. .

The Brazil national team will play against Peru and Bolivia on September 9 and 13, 2023 in the first and second rounds of the World Cup qualifiers in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Vitor Roque wore the senior national team shirt for the first time on March 25, 2023 in a match that the samba dancers lost to Morocco 1-2, and at that time he was 18 years and 25 days old, becoming the second youngest player to represent Brazil after the phenomenon Ronaldo Nazario, according to Marca.

Barcelona announced on July 12 that it had signed a contract with Rocky, to join the ranks of the Catalan team officially next January.

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