Vitor Roque in a match with the Brazilian Under-20


Vitor Roque is behind Ronaldo in his debut with Brazil

Published:26/03/2023 - 08:51h

Updated:26/03/2023 - 08:51h

Vitor Roque became the second youngest striker to make his debut for the Brazilian senior team. The '9', goal of FC Barcelona for the summer, made his debut with the 'canarinha' at 18 years and 25 days, following in the footsteps of Ronaldo Nazario

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Brazil fell in front of Morocco the Saturday in Tangier (2-1) in a party that served like debut with the absolute for Vitor Roque. The forward of the Athletico Paranaense, aim of the FC Barcelona for thesummer , turned into the youngest player in debuting with the 'scratch' since Ronaldo Nazario did it in 1994 with 17 years and 188 days. For Roque, his first minutes with the 'canarinha' gave with 18 years and 25 days.

The interim technician Ramon Menezes gave entry to the of Timóteo in the minute 65, replacing to Rodrygo Goes when the crash was 1-0 in favour of the Moroccans. After the entry of Vitor, Anthony and Raphael Veiga in a triple offensive variant, Brazil attained to equalise the actions thanks to a finish of half distance of Casemiro in the 67', thanks to the complicity of the goalkeeper Bono.

Good minutes of Vitor Roque in front of Morocco

In the 25 minutes that was in the field, the '9' in the radar of the Barça installed in the right side, yielding balloons to Emerson Royal to look for greater depth by the band. A finish of half distance that crashed in a rival, in addition to causing a dangerous fault to the edge of the area, were the most stood out of the debut of Vitor Roque. This yes, the player of 18 years left with a flavour agridulce, since the 'scratch' finish falling in front of the combined that culminated fourth of the last World-wide.

In the first part, the extreme Sofiane Boufal advanced to the venues on the half hour of game and Abdelhamid Sabiri, ingresado in the complement, converted the so much of the victory for Morocco in the minute 79, just before the entry of Ez Abde. The extreme culé yielded to the Osasuna saw action in the final stretch, without too much leadership. Another that played the 90 minutes was Sofyan Amrabat, one of the options of the FC Barcelona for suplir the possible drop of Sergio Busquets.

Roque Surpasses to Rodrygo, Vinicius and Neymar in his debut with Brazil

'Tigrinho' Continue his meteoric promotion to the elite of the world-wide football and the Saturday surpassed to Neymar, (18 years and 187 days), Rodrygo (18 years and 310 days) and Vinicius Jr. (18 years and 236 days) like forward younger in debuting with the 'canarinha'. Only Ronaldo Nazario had attained to debut before reaching the majority of age previously, with which won the praises of the technician Menezes. "It is one of the main exponents of a generation of enormous talent in the Brazilian football. It is a big forward with a brilliant future", ensured the interim technician. In July, Brazil expects to close the arrival of Carlo Ancelotti to drive to the 'verdeamarelha' in his way to the World-wide of 2026.

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