Quick Facts Of Vinicius Junior
Celebrated Name Vinicius Junior Age 19 Years Nick Name Vinicius Jr Birth Name Vinicius Jose Paixao Oliveira Junior Birth Date 2000-07-12 Gender Male Profession Footballer Height 1.77 m Weight 62 kg Place Of Birth Sao Goncalo, Rio de Janerio, Brazil Nationality Brazilian Position Forwards Current Team Real Madrid FC Debut Club Flamengo Shirt Number 28 Birth Nation Brazil Father Oliveira Sr. Mother Paixao Horoscope Cancer Religion Christian Ethnicity Black Siblings Will Update Soon Sisters Will Update Soon Brothers Will Update Soon Body Build/Type Athletic Marital Status Unmarried Children 0 Girlfriend Will Update Soon Net Worth Will Update Soon Salary Will Update Soon Source of Wealth Football career
Well Known Professional Football Player, Vinicius Jose Paixao de Oliveira Junior who is popularly named as Vinicius Junior who plays for Brazil National Team and Real Madrid FC. He is a popular Brazilian celebrity. He is famous for contribution in professional life. He is best at the Striker position. Currently, he is playing in Real Madrid. He had played for Flamengo. He is right foot player. His Shirt number is 11. He was also helping Brazil win the Under-17 South American Championship. He is a very talented player.
Gossips and Rumors
One of the major talking points at Real Madrid throughout this season has been Vinicius Junior, who has only played 12 minutes with the first team and who has been playing most weeks with Castilla, the B team. The 18-year-old has revealed that he was one of the ones calling for opportunities with the B team, as he’d rather play third-tier football than no competitive football. “I did pre-season with the first team aware that I could end up playing with the B team,” he said in an interview. “I asked to play there if I wasn’t going to be considered because it’s better than staying at home.
Drama at Castilla overflights from Vigo and preferential treatment for Vinicius Junior.
- Being the best Striker.
Vinicius Junior Early Life
Passionate and enthusiastic player, Vinicius Junior was born on 12th July 2000. He was born and raised in Sao Goncalo, a city of Brazil. His father name is Oliveira Sr. and his mother name is Paixao. His nationality is Brazillian. His astrological sign is Cancer. In 2006, he started his career by playing for Flamengo’s youth club. His religion is Christian.
Regarding his education, he has not revealed anything. His education qualification is under review.
Vinicius Junior Top 10 goals that no one expected
Vinicius Junior Body Measurement
Talking about his body, his height is 1.77 m. His weight is of 62 Kg. The color of his eye and hair is Black. He has a balanced body with good health. His looks are very handsome and a lot of people follows him due to his charming smile.
Vinicius Junior Early Career
- In 2006, he began his football career by taking him to the club, Flamengo by his father. In there, he started his football training in Flamengo’s Futsal ground until 2010.
- Later, at the age of 9, he was taken to futsal tryout in Flamengo in the year of 2009.
- Then, the club saw his interest, strength, and passion for playing football but also he was asked to return to futsal but he denied. After that, he took the test and passed the test for Flamengo’s Football Team in August 2010.
- After being passed in the test, he signed to youth contract of Flamengo. He was just 10 at that time.
- In the club, he was also treated as a top prospect in the program. Later at 13, he was named to the Brazil U-15 national team. In there, his performance was very brilliant which made him a star player. He also led his team to win the Copa Votorantim, U15 tournaments in Brazil. The star player, Vinicius made 6 goal kicks in 9 matches being top scorer.
- Vinicius again moved to a U17 team where he scored 10 goal kicks for Flamengo in the year of 2016.
- In 2017, he along with his team members made a winning match against Sao Paulo Youth Cup, the biggest U20 football competition held in Brazil. Being younger by 3 years, he was one of the stars and famous player in the tournament of U20.
- Many European Clubs like Real Madrid, Barcelona were interested in Vinicius by his highly effective performance in the position of striker at very youth level.
- Later, in May 2017, he was offered €45 million by Real Madrid to take him to Spain after reaching 18.
- On 20th July 2018, Real Madrid officially presented Vinicius as a Real Madrid player and made his debut on 29th September 2018, coming in as an 87th-minute substitute in a goalless draw against Atletico Madrid.
Vinicius Junior International Career
- Vinicius represented himself in his national country, Brazil in both senior as well as junior levels in many tournaments.
Coach, Guilherme Dalla Dea called Vinicius Junior to play for the South America U15 Championship on 30th October 2015. Vinicius along with his team members won the Under-15 title for Brazil. He was also the 2nd top goal scorer of the tournament.
Vinicius was named in the squad of U17 on 24th June 2016. He was called to play a friendly match against Chile. There he scores 2 goals and made the assist to make another 2 goals. The team made the winning score of 4-2. Again, he was called to play a friendly game against Uruguay and made winning score of 5-2 on 26th August 2016.
For BRICS U17 Football Cup, he was called up on 26th September. After defeating South Africa with the winning score of 5-1, Brazil became the 2016 BRICS Cup Champions. Junior was the top scorer with 4 goals.
For 2016 Nike International Friendlies tournament held in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, he was called up to play. There he scores 2 goals for Brazil and defeated Turkey with winning score of 4-2. In final, they lost against the United States with 3-0 and made their 2nd position.
Vinicius also debuted in the U17 South American Championship for Brazil with winning score of 3-0 over Peru. In final, he scored two goals against Ecuador by winning score of 3-0 and two goals against Colombia by winning score of 3-0 which made Brazil win the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup held in India.
Vinicius Junior Awards
He also received the award as best left winger in Copa Sao Paulo de Futebol Junior and best player in South American Under-17 Football Championship.
Vinicius Junior Personal Life
Vinicius has not revealed about his relationship to the media. He is currently single and not married yet. He loves to travel to a new place as it is one of his hobbies also. Lionel Messi and Neymar are his best football player. Currently, he is focusing his career rather than being in a relationship. He is giving his full-time on playing football. He is enjoying his single life a lot.
Vinicius Junior Net worth
The net worth of Vinicius is not revealed yet. His net worth is surely in millions because as of now he is a star player and well-recognized by all. His salary is also not published yet and will be updated soon. But there is no doubt in the mind of his followers that he is earning a good amount of money from his career.
Did You Know?
- He was called up for a friendly against Chile on 24th June 2016.
- He debuted in the Under-17 South American Championship for Brazil with a goal in a 3–0 victory over Peru in the year 2017.
- His football career began in 2006.