OFFICIAL! Vitor Roque joins Barcelona

Vitor Roque has signed for Barcelona as the Brazilian sensation is the latest reinforcement for the current La Liga champions.

A few days ago, Barca lost a gem to their rivals, Real Madrid, as Arda Guler rejected the offer from the Catalan giants to join Los Blancos. But with the 18-year-old Roque, Barca did not miss it this time.


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The Brazilian sensation chose to join La Liga champions

Roque’s contract is until the 2030-31 season. His release clause will be €500M.

He will see out the remainder of the Brazilian league season with Athletico PR, which concludes in December.

Roque official joined Barca

The Brazilian striker will join the club in 2024/25.

What Roque will bring to Blaugranas

He is still young, but Roque impresses with his finishing skills in front of the goal while being an excellent reader of the game, as is described on the club’s website.

At just 18 years of age, Vitor Roque has made over 50 league appearances. The Brazilian made his debut in Serie with Cruzeiro at the age of 16. After six appearances, he leaped Serie A with Athletico Paranaense, who also competed in the Copa Libertadores. In short, Roque has ample domestic and international experience despite still being a teenager. 

Vitor Roque joins Barcelona
Vitor Roque joins Barcelona

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