Real Madrid’s Vinicius reveals his idol in football

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Real Madrid winger, Vinicius Jr., has hailed Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar as his idol in football.

Vinicius is steadily emerging as a regular in the Brazilian national football team.

He has enjoyed an excellent start to the 2022-2023 campaign, scoring five goals and providing four assists in 9 matches.

Vinicius was included in Brazil’s starting XI against Ghana last weekend as they won 3-0 in the friendly tie.

In a tweet via his Twitter handle on Monday, Vinicius expressed his appreciation for Neymar.

The 22-year-old shared a picture from their most recent appearance together, alongside a heartwarming caption: Sonhe e realize! meu ídolo @neymarjr

It read (translated to English): “Dream and do! my idol @neymarjr.”

Vinicius has thus far featured in 15 games for the Brazil national team, scoring once.

Neymar, on the other hand, has played a whopping 120 matches for his country, pitching in with 74 goals and 55 assists.

The former Barcelona star is currently the second-leading goalscorer for his country after Pele