Vinícius Jr. Officially Presented As A Real Madrid Player

Brazilian teenage sensation, Vinícius Jr. has been officially presented as a Real Madrid player.

Accompanied by Ronaldo Nazario, his family, representatives and club president, Florentino Perez, 18-year old Vinícius was unveiled to the Madrid fans earlier today, 20th of July 2018.

Vinicius Joins Real Madrid
Vinicius (L) and Real Madrid President, Florentino Perez (R) holding up Madrid shirt with the name Vinicius Jnr.

In May 2017, Madrid signed a contract to acquire Vinícius, effective after his 18th birthday on 12 July 2018.

“I know that adapting won’t be easy, but I’m ready. I thank Florentino, Jose Angel [Sanchez] and [Juni] Calafat,” Vinícius said in his first news conference.

“I thank my family for what they have done for me and for my dream, I will not disappoint them.

Vinícius – Skills & Goals

“Fortunately I was able choose from many great clubs and I chose the world’s best.

“I will stay at Madrid, I will be in the first team and they will decide if I should play some games with Castilla to adapt as quickly as possible.

“It is the greatest opportunity that a player can have, I am going to sacrifice a lot to show that I deserve this opportunity.” 

“I come from a very simple background and I have been taught many values, now I have reached the best club in the world at only 18 years old.

“I will show my coach and colleagues that I am ready to play.”

Real Madrid paid €46 million for the Brazilian. Madrid will be looking forward to integrate the teenager into its ranks as soon as possible.