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Samba Gold Trophy 2022

Samba Gold 2022 already has its champion in the under-20 category: Endrick received the majority of votes from the public and took home the trophy! The award has been given, since 2008, to the best Brazilian of the year playing abroad, and considers the statistics, achievements and general impact of the athlete from the beginning to the end of the year. The new under-20 category started in 2022 to celebrate young Brazilian talents who are increasingly shining in Brazil and abroad.


Winner 2022 Under-20

Winners podium Samba Gold Trophy

2022 edition

Matheus França

Winner - Samba Gold 2022

Vitor Roque

Winner 2022


At just 16 years old, young Endrick Felipe Moreira de Sousa is already known for his great talent in football. Born in Brasilia, he started playing for Palmeiras at just 11 years old, and in 2022 made his professional debut for the team. The year also had another important milestone: Palmeiras announced the sale of the player to Real Madrid, from Spain. He is expected to start at the Spanish club after turning 18, in July 2024.

Check out the article about Endrick’s victory on the Sambafoot website!

Other categories Samba Gold Trophy

Visit the pages below to learn more about the Samba Gold 2022 winners in the men and women categories.


Neymar gets the majority of votes and wins for the sixth time.


Debinha wins the second trophy in the women’s category.