Real Madrid signal that Vinicius Jr is the new Cristiano Ronaldo
Los Blancos have been awaiting the heir to Ronaldo’s throne and they may have found that player in Vinicius Jr.
The 18-year-old has played a key role in Madrid’s revival over recent weeks and fans have noticed that he has replaced the five-time Ballon d’Or winner in his customary Champions League away photo.
Vinicius Jr replaces Cristiano Ronaldo in customary Casimero-Marcelo photo
— The Spanish Football Podcast (@tsf_podcast) February 12, 2019
HOLY SH*T it’s official…. pic.twitter.com/idb2VgF6vF
— M•A•J (@Ultra_Suristic) February 12, 2019
Whether the photo was intentional or not from Real Madrid, Vinicius is a player Los Blancos have exceptionally high-hopes for.
Supporters have noticed that the Brazilian has taken Ronaldo’s place in his customary Champions League away trip photo with Casemiro and Marcelo.
Can Vinicius Jr become the next Cristiano Ronaldo?
He appears to be finally finding his feet in the Spanish capital since arriving last summer.
Madrid shelled out £38 million to land him, demonstrating the hype surrounding the former Flamengo star.
He is a player who is deemed as one of the best young talents in the world and Madrid will be pleased with his flashes of brilliance over the past few weeks.
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