The Brazilian wonder-kid has received a lot of positive attention in the last 18 months, but he recent form has been shocking.
Gabriel Barbosa – ‘Gabigol’ for short – is an 18 year old starlet currently plying his trade for Santos in Brazil’s Campeonato.
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He joined Santos when he was just 8 and made his debut with much fanfare when he was a mere 16 years old. Despite his tender age, Santos fans have been getting on his back following a string of tepid performances during this campaign that saw him fail to score in 12 games until a recent match against bottom side Botafogo.
He clearly has talent though – check the video below!