Renan Lodi turns 22 today and celebrates it in a very strange situation on a day-to-day basis, but based on sports as Atlético’s indisputable left back. This has been the case since he arrived in the summer and throughout the season, which has also helped that he does not have a direct competitor for the position. But Despite some doubts in defense, he has confirmed himself as an important footballer, and against Liverpool put the finishing touch to their growth. Lodi is the sixth player with the most minutes of the team (2,500 ‘, surpassed by Saúl, Oblak, Thomas, Felipe and Koke only). His good manners in attack have made him an important weapon for the team, although he has sometimes contrasted with problems in defense, in which He has worked conscientiously with the coaching staff, with Burgos and Vivas very attentive to its evolution. His big exam came on the double date against Liverpool and approved with note: in the first leg, not only did he not have trouble defending, he allowed himself constant increases to finish awarded as the best footballer of the match. In Anfield, although he suffered like the whole team, he knew how to withstand Salah and Alexander-Arnold. In Champions, as Opta review, Lodi is the footballer who dribbles the most (18) and the second with the most centers in the area (in League it is the third). Numbers that confirm that he is a footballer that adds in attack, beyond that He has marked a goal (Granada) and has given three assists (to Vitolo, Felipe and Morata). Thus, at 22, Lodi sits as a left back present and a great future for Atlético and Brazil. The postponement of the Copa América will give it a year of extension to continue evolving and gaining weight in the canarinha, with which he has debuted this season and has already played four games.