Angelo Gabriel became the youngest scorer in the history of the Copa Libertadores on Tuesday. Santos striker achieved the record with 16 years and 106 days, thus surpassing the mark of the Argentine Juan Carlos Cárdenas, Racing de Avellaneda player from the 60s, who held that honor for 59 years when he saw the door in Libertadores at 16 years and 217. The precocious Brazilian scorer has become one of the sensations of the American competition and His progression has attracted the attention of several European teams, and one of those that has already made a move is Liverpool.
The Anfield club has been following the evolution of Angelo Gabriel for a long time. In fact, He has already contacted Santos to convey his interest, as recognized by the Brazilian club’s sports director, Jorge Andrade. “Angelo is a boy who has been growing up, developing and scouts are certainly watching him. Not only Liverpool, but also other teams on the European market “Andrade said, via UOL.
His coach at Santos, Ariel Holan, sees enormous potential in him and considers him the essence of Brazilian football: “I see great potential in Angelo. He is a boy who likes to face his markers. I love Brazilian soccer, Angelo plays Brazilian soccer. It is the essence of Brazil. The game of unpredictability, dance and the game of samba, is something beautiful to see and very important. It is important to have a team that has that mindset. Angelo is such a player ”.