Vinicius Jose Paixao de Oliveira Junior famed as Vinicius Junior is a professional footballer who plays for Brazil National Team and Spanish Club, Real Madrid FC. His playing position is Striker. He began his football career with the club, Flamengo. He made his senior debut in May 2017, at age 16. He is right foot player. His Shirt number is 28. In June 2017, Vinicius appeared at 39th place on The Telegraph’s list of the best under-21 players in the world. He was the only player playing in South America at the time to appear on the list. He is a very talented footballer.
Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari defends Vinicius Junior after Barcelona misses
Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari says his side are back on their feet and ready to face Barcelona again after the disappointment of Wednesday’s 3-0 loss to the Catalans in the Copa del Rey semi-finals. Los Blancos dominated much of the cup clash at the Santiago Bernabeu, but missed a number of excellent chances and paid the price as Barca scored three times in the second half to advance to the final at their rivals’ expense. Madrid, meanwhile, had 14 shots and Vinicius Junior, in particular, was guilty of missing a number of opportunities.
Early Life, Family, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wikipedia, Bio of Vinicius Junior
On 12th July 2000, Vinicius Junior was born in Sao Goncalo, a city of Brazil. He was born to his parents; Oliveira Sr., his father and Paixao; his mother. At present, his age is 18 but his age will be 19 on his upcoming birthday in July as of 2019. His nationality is Brazillian. His sun sign is Cancer. His religion is Christian. His ethnicity is Black. His other early life background such as siblings and more will be updated soon.
Concerning his education, there is no information.
Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement
Vinicius Junior is a very hot football player with athletic body build and perfect body feature. He has a perfect height of 1.77 m. His looks are very handsome and a lot of people follows him due to his charming smile. He has a balanced weight of 62 Kg. The color of his eye and hair is Black. He has good health. His other body measurement will be updated soon.
How Vinicius Junior Began His Career?
- Vinicius began his career in 2006 by playing football for Flamengo.
- Until 2010, he played for Flamengo’s Futsal ground.
- Then, he was taken to futsal tryout in Flamengo in the year of 2009 when he was only 9.
- Later, he was taken a test and he passed in the test.
- So, he signed to the youth contract of Flamengo.
- At that time, he was only 10 years old.
- When he was 13, he was named to the Brazil U-15 national team.
- From there, he rose into fame due to his brilliant performance.
- He led his team to win the Copa Votorantim, U15 tournaments in Brazil.
- He made 6 goal kicks in 9 matches being top scorer.
- He then moved to a U17 team where he scored 10 goal kicks for Flamengo in 2016.
- In the year 2017, he along with his team members made a winning match against Sao Paulo Youth Cup, the biggest U20 football competition held in Brazil.
- In May 2017, he was offered €45 million by Real Madrid to take him to Spain after reaching 18.
- Real Madrid officially presented Vinicius as a Real Madrid player on 20th July 2018.
- He made his debut on 29th September 2018, coming in as an 87th-minute substitute in a goalless draw against Atletico Madrid.
- He scored his first goal on 3 November, 10 minutes after coming on as a substitute in a 2-0 victory against Real Valladolid.
- He scored 4 goals between his debut on 29 September 2018 and 7 February 2019.
How Was Vinicius Junior’s International Career?
- Talking about his international career, Vinicius represented himself in his national country, Brazil in both senior as well as junior levels in many tournaments.
- On 30th October 2015, he was called to play for the South America U15 Championship.
- He along with his team members won the Under-15 title for Brazil.
- He was also named in the squad of U17 on 24th June 2016.
- Later, he was called to play a friendly game against Uruguay and made the winning score of 5-2 on 26th August 2016.
- For BRICS U17 Football Cup, he was called up on 26th September.
- After defeating South Africa with the winning score of 5-1, Brazil became the 2016 BRICS Cup Champions. Junior was the top scorer with 4 goals.
- He was also called for 2016 Nike International Friendlies tournament held in Lakewood Ranch, Florida where he scores 2 goals for Brazil and defeated Turkey with winning score of 4-2.
- In final, they lost against the United States with 3-0 and made their 2nd position.
- He debuted in the U17 South American Championship for Brazil with winning score of 3-0 over Peru.
- In final, he scored two goals against Ecuador by winning score of 3-0 and two goals against Colombia by winning score of 3-0 which made Brazil win the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup held in India.
Awards Of Vinicius Junior
Talking about his awards, he received the award as best left winger in Copa Sao Paulo de Futebol Junior. He was also the best player in South American Under-17 Football Championship.
Marital Status, Affairs, Children’s, Sexual Orientation
Vinicius is not married yet and he is still to get married. As of today, he is single. He is a very secretive person as he has not revealed anything about his love life to the media. There is also no rumors about him dating with any lady. At present, he is focusing his career rather than being in a relationship. He is giving his full-time on playing football. He is enjoying his single life a lot. He does not have any children. His sexual orientation is straight.
Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income
The net worth and exact salary of Vinicius Junior has not revealed yet. But there is no doubt that his net worth and salary will be surely in millions as he is a star player and well-recognized by all. His earnings will be updated quickly. His primary source of earning is from his football career.
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