While Vinicius Jr shines for Real Madrid, Neymar creates excitement in Brazil

Vincius Jr is amazing for Real Madrid and Neymar returns to Brazil for a special visit.

By Emmanuel Mendez

Vinicius Jr is finding success in Real Madrid and Neymar's return in Brazil is welcomed.
Vinicius Jr is finding success in Real Madrid and Neymar's return in Brazil is welcomed.
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Vinicius Jr. has become one of the best players in the world. Among other young star players in Real Madrid like Jude Bellingham, Rodrygo, Camavinga, and Tchouameni, Vinicius has been a key player for the team this season. He showed his class in the last two seasons for Madrid, and now, without a leader in the attacking position like Karim Benzema, he has led the team to new heights.

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In 21 appearances for Real Madrid this season, he scored 12 goals and provided seven assists. He suffered injuries this season that kept him out for a couple of games. He started this new year well after scoring a hat trick against FC Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup final. Vinicius was raised by some of his teammates and by his manager, Carlo Ancelotti. Ancelotti said, "Top 3 players in the world? Vinicius, Bellingham and Rodrygo. Then Kroos, Valverde, Camavinga..." Bellingham said, "For me, when he's [Vinicius] in that mood, he's the best player in the world. Vini is just such a joy to watch and a joy to play with. Not just as a player but as a person. Unbelievable to be around."

His traits are somewhat compared to Neymar's ability when he was at FC Barcelona. Neymar produced skill and pace to get round defenders in La Liga. Neymar is a player Vinicius looks up to, and now the ex-PSG player has excited many Brazilian fans for his recent appearance in Brazil.

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Neymar goes to Brazil to watch a Santos game, Santos President hints a possible Neymar return

Neymar attended a Santos FC game last week in Brazil. Neymar is still recovering from the ACL injury he suffered when Brazil played against Uruguay last October. Neymar spoke with Santos president Marcelo Teixeira and talked about a potential return to the team. Teixeira wants Neymar to fully recover and said, "To play here, he needs to recover well. He will continue his experience there [Al Hilal] and then come." Neymar's contract with Al Hilal expires in 2025.

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