Monday, May 28, 2018

@soccer @SLBenfica signed 18 yr old central defender until 2023

Image result for goncalo LoureiroGonçalo Loureiro, 18-year-old central defender (01.02.2000), renewed his contract with Sport Lisboa and Benfica, being linked to the Club until 2023.
In the first season in the Juniores rank, Gonçalo Loureiro contributed to the recent conquest of the National Championship. Guimarães' natural defense is, by the way, the only totalista of Benfica in that competition (32 games), having scored three goals.

"I'm a central defender, it's a position that demands a lot of concentration, which is what I've always had this season and I want to keep," said Gonçalo Loureiro in statements to BTV. "We have obstacles in the race, but we have to always find ways to overcome them", reinforced the player with a strong competitive attitude.

With 15 years of experience in the Portuguese youth teams, there are 15 internationals so far: one in the Under-15, four in the U16, five in the U17 and five in the U18. In this walk, he scored a goal.

There are four seasons, Gonçalo Loureiro entered Benfica from V. Guimarães, the only emblem that represented until 2014/15. From an eagle to his chest, he has already had the opportunity to play in the UEFA Youth League, where he has played six games and won two.