Vinicius Junior: Real Madrid announce understanding to pointer 16-year-old from Flamengo

Vinicius Junior

The understanding for Vinicius was announced 10 days after he done his veteran debut

Real Madrid are to pointer 16-year-old Flamengo brazen Vinicius Junior in a understanding value £38.7m.

The send will go by in Jul 2018, when Vinicius turns 18, nonetheless he could sojourn during a Brazilian bar for a serve deteriorate on loan, Real say.

Vinicius has played usually 17 mins of comparison football, carrying done his Flamengo entrance on 13 May.

In March, he finished as tip scorer and was voted best actor as Brazil won a Under-17 South American Championship.

After entrance on for a final 8 mins of a 1-1 pull with Atletico Mineiro, Vinicius sealed a agreement prolongation with Flamengo that increasing his buyout proviso from 30 million euros (£25.8m) to a 45 million euros (£38.7m) met by Madrid.

The price surpasses a initial £36m paid by Manchester United to Monaco for striker Anthony Martial, who was 19 when he became a world’s many costly teen in a Sep 2015 understanding that could be value adult to £58m.

In August, Manchester City sealed Brazilian winger Gabriel Jesus, afterwards aged 19, from Palmeiras for £27m and add-ons.


After a game, Vinicius was embraced by Robinho, 33, who assimilated Real Madrid from Santos in 2005, aged 21

It is a initial send Real Madrid have announced given a finish of their anathema on signing players, imposed by Fifa as punishment for breaching manners over a send of unfamiliar players underneath a age of 18.

On Sunday, Zinedine Zidane’s side won their initial La Liga pretension given 2012 with a 2-0 feat during Malaga.

They have a possibility to turn a initial bar to keep a Champions League, given it was rebranded from a European Cup, when they play Juventus in a final in Cardiff on Saturday, 3 June.


Vinicius is approaching to play a heading purpose for his inhabitant side again during a Under-17 World Cup in October

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