Regarding his thunderbolt, Vinicius added: “I don't tend to shoot from outside the box but I felt confident and I didn't get to play the last game and it came off. I'm thrilled but now we have to rest up before Tuesday."
Ideally, sports and politics should never mix, but inevitably, sports and politics always mix.
The UN cultural agency on Friday named Brazilian footballer Vinicius Junior its "goodwill ambassador for education for all".
A quickfire hattrick from Vinicius Jr. within 40 minutes elevated Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti "on cloud nine" as Los Blancos clinched the Spanish Super Cup after a 4-1 humiliation of arch-rivals Barcelona in Saudi Arabia yesterday (Bangladesh time).
The Brazilian winger, 23, is often criticised by opponents for going down easily, confronting officials and humiliating them with dribbles.
Brazilian attacker Vinicius Junior said it will be "a bit difficult" to be fit in time for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Argentina, after limping off with a left-thigh injury against Colombia.
Real are second in the standings on 32 points, two behind surprise leaders Girona, who beat Rayo Vallecano 2-1 earlier on Saturday.
Vinicius, who has been racially abused regularly in LaLiga games for the last two seasons, was recognised for starting a foundation that is building schools in impoverished areas and investing in education in Brazil.
The Brazilian forward was racially abused during his team's 1-1 draw on Saturday at Sevilla, with the Andalusian club ejecting a fan from the stadium.