For a few months, Vinicius Junior has taken on a new dimension and has established himself as one of the greats of Real Madrid.
Undisputed starter on the left of the Madrid attack in the eyes of Carlo Ancelotti, the Brazilian international confirms his resplendent state of form and his new status at this start of the season. Vinicius Junior is no longer the youngster who starts out and has to learn in the shadow of Karim Benzema, Eden Hazard or even Luka Modric. He is now an essential player, capable of changing Real Madrid’s games. Vinicius Junior’s new status is confirmed week after week on the pitch… but also off it. And as proof, the Central Defense site reveals that the Brazilian is the player who has sold the most shirts since the start of the season, ahead of Karim Benzema and Luka Modric. One more test if the new status of “Vini” is needed.
Vinicius sells more shirts than Benzema
Author of 5 goals and 4 assists since the start of the season in all competitions, Vinicius Junior has become an icon at Real Madrid. Beyond being impeccable in his behavior and being increasingly efficient on the pitch, the Brazilian is also becoming an emblem against racism after the controversy this weekend on the sidelines of the match between Real Madrid and Barcelona. Criticized and the target of monkey cries during the derby for his dances that the Atlético fans consider provocative after his goals, Vinicius once again responded in the best possible way against the mattresses. At the origin of Rodrygo’s goal and directly involved in Valverde’s, he once again contributed to Real Madrid’s success. Something that is already customary for someone who sells more shirts than Karim Benzema, who a few months ago would have believed it…