Sparkling in Madrid in recent weeks, Vinicius has kicked off Kylian Mbappé … whom he hopes to land at Real very soon.
Author of 7 goals in 11 La Liga matches played this season, Vinicius Junior is one of the attractions of this end of the year. Only 21 years old, the Brazilian international performs high class performances with Real Madrid every weekend, and could therefore see his contract revalued soon by his management.
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Still very young, Vinicius Junior embodies the present and the future of the club from the Spanish capital, which relies on him for the long term. More and more decisive, he never hesitates to take his responsibilities in the media, he who has forged a character in the critics. In an interview with Esporte Interativo, the winger notably returned to his difficult beginnings in Spain, but also and above all mentioned the case of Kylian Mbappé, who could join him in Madrid during the coming months.
“Mbappé represents the new generation”
And obviously, the idea of evolving with the French striker is not to displease him, on the contrary. “All the players want to play with Mbappé. He’s a great player, as were Cristiano and Messi. It represents the new generation which is here to stay for many years to come “, confided Vinicius Junior, fan.
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The Brazilian also spoke about his difficulties and his positive relationship with his coach Carlo Ancelotti. “The pressure on me when I signed for Real Madrid was enormous. I had never seen anything like this with someone so young. Maybe because I was a player who had cost so much… “, asked the auriverde.
“Carlo Ancelotti always asks me to stay focused. Sometimes I lose my concentration a bit and he reminds me because he knows that I am important for the team when I am focused. Against Shakhtar, after an action, he me said ‘if you do it again, I’ll replace you’ “, finally told the winger. A requirement that pays off!