Endrick Felipe Moreira de Sousa (born 21 July 2006), known as Endrick Felipe or simply Endrick, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Brasileirão club Palmeiras. He will join La Liga club Real Madrid in July 2024.
Early Life and Career
Born in Brasília, Endrick started playing football at the age of four. His father, Douglas Sousa, published his son’s goals on YouTube and looked for interested parties among the big Brazilian clubs. Endrick vowed to become a professional footballer to help his family, after his father was unable to feed him. His father was unemployed before receiving a job as a cleaner by Palmeiras.
After nearly signing for São Paulo, he joined Palmeiras youth team at the age of 11. In five years he scored 165 goals in 169 games for Palmeiras youth teams. He participated in the 2022 Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior where he scored seven goals in seven games and was voted Player of the Tournament by supporters after leading Palmeiras to the title. Following the tournament, he caught the attention of international media and major European clubs.
Endrick made his professional debut on 6 October 2022, as a second-half substitute in Palmeiras’ Série A 4–0 win over Coritiba. At 16 years, two months and 16 days of age, he became the youngest player ever to appear for Palmeiras. He scored his first two goals on 25 October, in a 3–1 win over Athletico Paranaense, becoming the second youngest goal scorer in the history of Brazil’s first division, behind Toninho de Matos.
On 15 December 2022, Real Madrid announced that they have reached an agreement with Palmeiras to sign Endrick in July 2024.
He will join Real Madrid in July 2024.
Parents and Family
Endrick Felipe’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Sousa. His father’s name is Douglas Sousa.
We don’t have much information about Endrick Felipe’s family, siblings and private life.
Endrick vowed to become a professional footballer to help his family, after his father was unable to feed him. His father was unemployed before receiving a job as a cleaner by Palmeiras.
Endrick Felipe is currently single and not in an open relationship for now. Endrick Felipe is also not married.
Endrick Felipe is a Christian by religion.
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