Real Madrid’s Brazilian forward, Vinicius Jr. becomes a Spanish citizen

Madrid, Sep 5 Real Madrid’s younger ahead of Brazilian origin Vinicius Junior has pledged allegiance to the Spanish Structure, the membership introduced right here on Monday.

“Real Madrid C. F. publicizes that our Brazilian participant Vinicius Junior swore an oath of allegiance to the Spanish Structure on Friday, September 2, thereby buying Spanish nationality from that second onwards,” Real Madrid knowledgeable in an official announcement on its web site on Monday.

Born Vinícius José Paixão de Oliveira Júnior and popularly often called Vinicius Jr or Vini Jr, he made his senior worldwide debut on September 10, 2019, as a 72nd-minute substitute in Brazil’s 1-0 defeat to Peru, has turn into a participant of dual-nationality. He has represented Brazil on the Underneath-17 degree.

He was signed by Real Madrid on Might 23, 2017, and made his debut on September 29, coming in as an 87th-minute substitute in a goalless draw in opposition to Atlético Madrid. He had began his soccer profession at Brazilian membership Flamengo in 2017.

The Real Madrid crew is at present in Glasgow, Scotland, the place they are going to tackle Celtic within the Champions League Group Stage opener on Tuesday.

Vinicius Jr taking on Spanish citizenship will assist Real Madrid current him as a home participant and thus make use of one other international star within the lineup.

–IANS

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