Paraense 2021 champion, Paysandu was the attacking protagonist Gabriel Barbosa, the namesake of Flamengo goalkeeper, who is also called Gabigol. The Papão 9 shirt is a Palmeiras player and has been loaned to the club until the end of this season. But who is this player? Presented to you by Torcedores.com.
Gabriel Paposa is 22 years old and he arrived at Paysando with the goal of being the best player of the season, and he has shown it. In Papão, the striker has five goals in the seven matches he played.
Last Sunday (23), Paisando needed to beat Tuna Lusa by 3 goals to win the Paraense title in regular time. Gabigole da Coruso, as he is known in Belém, entered the final stage of the confrontation and scored the last three goals of Papau’s 4-1 victory, which secured the conquest of the state.
With no space at Palmeiras de Abel Ferreira, the striker has been loaned out to Paysando until the end of the season. Gabriel has contract with Verdão until December 2022.
The path of Gabriel Barbosa
Barbosa reached the popular franchise at Verdao in 2016, having distinguished himself at base in Desportivo Brasil. At Verdão he was part of the runner-up team at the 2016 Under-17 Worlds.
The striker, Palmeiras, was loaned to Italy’s SPAL for the 2017-2018 European season. In July 2018, he returned to Verdau and was reinstated in the U-20 team. Thereafter, he began his assignment to Brazilian clubs and before arriving at Paysando he defended Londrina and Figuerense.
It runs through European football
In the season he was in Europe, the striker was a part of Spal U-19, but he was even included in some matches in the Italian championship. Barbosa served in the Primavera Championship 2, the second division of the Italian championship in the category.
The midfielder played 20 matches for the SPAL U-19 team and scored six goals, making him the team’s top scorer in the national competition.
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