Real Madrid future player Vinicius Junior scored a key brace for Flamengo, who ended up getting a huge comeback against Emelec. The Brazilian prospect entered the game in the 68th minute with Flamengo down 0-1 in the scoreboard and his two goals sealed the team’s final 2-1 win.
His first was a thing of beauty. Classic Brazilian magic.
Vinicius came off the bench in a tough Copa Libertadores away game. Scored this beauty pic.twitter.com/DD4sGJWleC— Florentino Pérez (@RealFloPerez) March 15, 2018
While it’s clear that he will need some time to get used to a much tougher defensive coverage when he plays in Europe, Vinicius definitely has the ability to dribble past defenders.
He can also finish.
Vinicius Jr., haciendo historia en Las Libertadores a los 17 años pic.twitter.com/09AxvwEhml"— Walter Palomino (@Weps_UNAS) March 15, 2018
Vinicius is still 17 years old and nobody knows whether he will actually reach his potential or not, but he has what is often called as “IT”. The attacker showed the killers instinct and a level of greatness you just don’t expect to see in a 17-year-old kid. He carried his team to a huge win by coming off the bench and his chances of becoming a great player are now much bigger.
Real Madrid’s deal to sign Vinicius might end up being a cheap one.