|Name||Vinícius José Paixão de Oliveira|
|Date of Birth||July 12, 200|
|Partner||Maria Júlia Mazalli|
|Jersey Number||Number 20|
|Height/ Weight||175cm/73 kg|
Vinicius Junior’s Early Life, Parents, And Family
Vinícius José Paixão de Oliveira Júnior was born July 12, 2000, in São Gonçalo, Brazil. Popularly identified as Vinícius Júnior, he is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a left winger for Real Madrid and Brazil.
Vinicius, who came from a poor family, had to move to Aboliço to live with his uncle. He started getting financial support from Flamengo and assistance from businesspeople.
Vinicius Junior’s Career
Vinicius had “futsal lessons’ ‘ at the Flamengo school at So Gonçalo in Canto do Rio between 2007 and 2019, a popular club in the city of Niterói.
On May 13, 2017, Vincius Jr. made his Flamengo debut as a substitute in the 82nd minute of a 1-1 Brazilian Serie A tie against Atlético Mineiro. Two days later, with a huge pay raise and an increased termination clause from 30 to 45 million euros, he renewed his agreement with Flamengo from 2019 to 2022.
On May 23, 2017, Vincius Jr. and the Spanish team Real Madrid reached a deal in which Vincius would join Real Madrid after turning 18 the next year, for a fee of €46 million. The fee was the second-highest price ever paid by a club for a football player in Brazilian history.
He was formally introduced as a Real Madrid player on July 20, 2018. On September 29, he made his professional debut, entering the game as a sub in the 87th minute of a scoreless tie with Atlético de Madrid. Vinicius got his first start as a Real Madrid Player on October 31, in a 4-0 Copa del Rey victory away to Melilla. In a 2-0 victory over Real Valladolid on November 3, he grabbed his first goal 10 minutes after being substituted in.
Vinicius Junior’s Net Worth And Earnings
Vinicius Jr. makes about $55,000 per year and has a net worth of about 221,450 USD. Vinicius receives a weekly salary of about 270,000 euros under his current Real Madrid contract, which accounts for his principal source of income in football. That is equivalent to almost 292,000 USD every week. Vinicius Jr.’s current transfer value is projected to be at €120.00m.
More so, Vinicius is likely to sign a new contract with Real Madrid after his current one expires after the 2023–24 season. As per his new contract, he may earn between 325,000 and 378,000 dollars, or approximately 300,000 to 350,000 euros, every week.
Vinicius Junior’s Relationship
For quite some time now, Vinicius Junior and his girlfriend have been in a relationship together. After Vini refuted dating rumors, the couple’s relationship became public at the beginning of 2019. It was the Brazilian news outlet, “Lance”, that burst the headline that Vinicius Jr. and Maria were in a relationship. They exchanged phone numbers and began talking into the night. The following year, they secretly began dating.
After their initial meeting, the two are thought to have gotten along well. The pair have been seen hanging out quite a few times, as they usually go out to get drinks.
Vinicius Junior Religion
Vinicius Jr. Is a Christian by religion. He is believed to be a Catholic.
Vinicius Junior’s Style Of Play
Vinicius Jr. is a versatile player who can play anywhere on the front line. Despite his slim build, he is renowned for his movement, energy, and ability to run at defenses, change directions easily, and beat defenders in one on one instances while in possession of the ball. He possesses explosive acceleration, superb pace, flexibility, consistency, skill, unique first touch, and outstanding dribbling skills.
Vinicius Junior’s Football Stats And Discipline.
Vinicius Junior’s Goals, Shots, and xG (Expected Goals) As Of This Writing:
- Goals Scored – 7 (0.36%)
- Goals at Home – 5 (0.56 %)
- Goals at Away – 2 (0.19%)
- Expected Goals (xG) – 5.79 (0.30%)
- Penalties Scored – 0
- Hat-tricks – 0
- Minutes Per Goal – 252 min’ per goal
- Shots Taken – 37 (1.89%)
- Shots On Target – 24/ 37 (1.23 %)
- Shots Off Target – 13/ 37 (0.66 %)
- Hit The Woodwork – 2 times (0.10%)
- Shot Conversion Rate – 18.92%
- Shot Accuracy – 64.86%
- Shots Per Goal Scored – 5.29
Vinicius Junior’s Dribbling & Offside Stats As Of This Writing
- Dribbles – 137 (7.00 %)
- Successful Dribbles – 59 (3.01%)
- Dribble Success Rate – 43.07%
- Offsides – 12 (0.61%).
Vinicius Junior’s Assists, Passing, & Chance Creation Stats As Of This Writing.
- Assists – 3 (0.15%)
- Expected Assists (xA) – 4.28 (0.22%)
- Successful Passes – 522/ 636 (26.66 %)
- Pass Completion Rate – 82.08%
- Minutes Per Assist – 587 min’ per assist
Vinicius Junior’s Yellow Cards, Red Cards, and Foul Stats As Of This Writing
- Yellow Cards – 5
- Red Cards – 0
- Minutes Per Booking – 352 min’ per card
- Cards Over 0.5 – 5 (25%)
- Fouls Committed – 35 (1.79%)
Vinicius Junior Play At International Level
Vinicius received his first call-up to the Brazil national team on February 28, 2019, in preparation. On September 10, during Brazil’s 1-0 loss to Peru, he made his official international debut as a 72nd-minute substitute.
In a 4-0 victory over Chile at home in a 2022 FIFA World Cup playoff game at the Maracana Stadium on March 24, 2022, Vinicius scored his first goal for Brazil.
Vinicius was included in the Brazil team for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on November 7, 2022.
On December 5, 2022, he scored his first goal in a FIFA World Cup match against South Korea.
Vinicius Junior’s Honours And Awards:
At Real Madrid:
- Won La Liga – 2019/20, 2021/22.
- Won Supercopa de España – 2019/20, 2021/22.
- Won UEFA Champions League – 2021/22.
- Won Super Cup – in 2022.
- Won FIFA Club World Cup – in 2018.
Vinicius Junior Individual Awards
- Won the Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior Best Left-Winger – 2017.
- Won the South American U-17 Championship Best Player – 2017.
- Won the La Liga Player of the Month – November 2021.
- Won the UEFA Champions League Team of the Season – 2021/22.
- Won the UEFA Champions League Young Player of the Season – 2021/22.
- La Liga Team of the Season – 2021/22.
Vinicius Junior’s Height And Weight
Vinicius Junior stands at a height of 5′ 9″ (175 cm). The Real Madrid Winger weighs 73 kg (160.93 Lbs).