Vinicius Junior

'Football is joy, it's a dance'

Pele, Neymar and other big names in Brazilian football voiced outrage Friday over a Spanish agent's allegedly racist comments on Brazil and Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior, whom he urged to stop "acting like a monkey."

September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

LaLiga condemns hate speech after Vinicius Jr racially abused

LaLiga has condemned hate speech after Atletico Madrid fans were filmed racially abusing Real Madrid forward Vinicius Jr. outside their Metropolitano Stadium ahead of Sunday's match.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

'Football is joy, it's a dance'

Pele, Neymar and other big names in Brazilian football voiced outrage Friday over a Spanish agent's allegedly racist comments on Brazil and Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior, whom he urged to stop "acting like a monkey."

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Brazilian Vinicius takes Spanish nationality

Brazil international Vinicius Junior has acquired Spanish nationality, his club Real Madrid announced on Monday, allowing the club to register another non-European Union player.

August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022

Modric pulls the strings as Real breeze past Celta 

Modric pulls the strings as Real breeze past Celta Champions Real Madrid got their second consecutive win of the new LaLiga season with a comfortable 4-1 victory at Celta Vigo on Saturday.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

Real bank on Benzema-Vinicius partnership

Real Madrid are confident they can rely on a deep pool of talent already at their disposal rather than go on a shopping spree to improve on a stellar 2021-2022 season.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

'It's time to win' – Roberto Carlos rates Brazil’s chances of claiming World Cup

A "very optimistic" Roberto Carlos declared "it is time to win" as he backed Brazil to lift the World Cup in Qatar.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Brazil coach dismisses training clash as ‘fake news’

Brazil manager Tite shot down suggestions of a rift in the Brazil camp, branding reports that forwards Richarlison and Vinicius Junior had clashed in training on Saturday as "fake news".

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Vinicius crowns breakout season as Real Madrid final hero

Vinicius Jr crowned his breakout season by scoring the goal that won Real Madrid a record-extending 14th European Cup title with a 1-0 win over Liverpool in Saturday’s final.

May 12, 2017
May 12, 2017

Real eye Brazilian teenager Vinicius Junior

Vinicius Junior, the latest soccer sensation from Brazil, joined up with the Flamengo first team squad for the first time on Thursday ahead of an expected big-money move to Real Madrid.