Name: Mehdi Surname: Essoussi Date of birth: 28/02/2001 Place of birth: Tunis, Tunisia Nationality: Canada Second Passport: Netherlands Third passport: Tunisia Height: 186cm Weight: 76kg Best foot: Left 1° position: Central midfielder 2° position: Offensive playmaker 3° position: Defensive playmaker Club: Toronto Academy Contract: Transfer fee request: Agent: Giulio D'Alessandro, Huffman Eja
Story: Mehdi Essoussi is actually one of the promising talent in North America, he trained with clubs like Tottenham, Liverpool, Everton and Real Madrid. He was also for one year in the Academy of one of the best African club, Tunisian club Etoile du Sahel. Now he is a key member of Toronto FC Academy, and one of the promising players of the Academy league. He is an A grade student at high school and he speaks fluently French, English and Spanish. He is also black belt in Taekwondo.
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Technical qualities: Essoussi is a technical player, he has a very high level football in his feet. He has a strong vision and an accurate short and long pass, he is able to play with first touches and, knowing when it's the right moment, as well to manage the ball. He is a free kick specialist, he is an impressive assistman from corner kick, he can shoot from distance and as well with header from the box. He is also able to defend at high level, mostly in opponent's half, knowing which is the right moment for the pressing. Mental qualities: He is an exellence, A average at school, black belt of Taekwondo, high level football, social works. He is someone you can trust and bet on. Always looking to perfection and to best level, competitive and determinated. Physical qualities: Big size player, very tall and physically strong. He has balance and he is able to manage his height. His height made him dangerous for opponent's in any high ball situation, and a safe presence for his teammate in defensive challenges. Position: He is a typicall number 8, reminds me the position of Zidane, having the possibility to play at same level as number 10. He played as well as number 6 in front of the defense as first playmaker showing high level football.