João Mendes de Assis Moreira (Rio de Janeiro, February 25, 2005) joined Barça with the weight of the label of being the son of Ronaldinho. Until then, this 18-year-old winger had been cutting his teeth at PSG and Flamengo. Cruzeiro, who had the rights to him, terminated his contract before ending up at the Barça club, where he is gradually making his way in the Juvenil A.
Of the 19 days that have been played, Joao Mendes accumulates a total of 238 minutes. He has been a starter on two occasions and has come on as a substitute on three occasions. He still hasn’t scored any goals. In the team everything is good words for his commitment, integration, contribution and humility, which is what is valued most in the training stage.
His first game as a starter was against the Damm (1-1) on November 4. He played 82 minutes and did so as a right winger. The son of Ronaldinho He can play both as a forward and as a midfielder. He is left-handed, although he also stands out as a right-handed player, and is skilled with the ball.
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Joao Mendes He arrived in the middle of last season and since his arrival, because of who he is, the club has tried not to expose him too much. He passed a test in a closed-door friendly against the Manchester United youth team. After two months, he officially debuted with the youth B team in the Mediterranean International Cup (MIC), which was played on the Costa Brava during Holy Week.