Brazilian wonderkid Endrick admits it’s ‘really cool’ to see Gary Lineker tweeting about him, even if he only knows the former England striker from playing FIFA

Endrick of Palmeiras celebrates after scoring the fourth goal of his team during a match between Palmeiras and Fortaleza as part of Brasileirao Series A 2022 at Allianz Parque on November 02, 2022 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Brazilian wonderkid Endrick has been grabbing headlines since bursting into professional football while still only 16-years-old with Palmeiras, gaining plenty of admirers along the way. 

Former England striker Gary Lineker is among the list of great international strikers to recognise the talent of Endrick, tweeting in January 2022 about an incredible overhead kick the young forward for Palmeiras' U20 side against Oeste in the quarter-finals of the 2022 Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior. 

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Ryan Dabbs
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Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.