Gustavo Maia, born in Brasilia in January 2001, is 19 years old and joined Sao Paulo at the age of 14. After passing three selection tests, he stayed at the academy of the Brazilian team. Since then, he has amassed goals and titles in all categories. In total, Maia won seven titles with the São Paulo youth teams, and had his best season in 2018, when he managed to score 30 goals in 36 games.
An U16 and U17 international with Brazil, he is a fast and vertical winger who usually plays on the left side, although he is right-footed. He played for the Sao Paulo academy but had also been called up to the first team. He is a good dribbler and has a strong shot that makes him very dangerous. The last tournament in which he stood out was the Junior Cup.