Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior: “I want to play beside Neymar”

Real Madrid’s rising star Vinicius Junior has spoken of his desire to one day play alongside Brazilian compatriot Neymar, currently at Paris Saint-Germain.

Neymar joined the Parisian club from Barcelona in a world record €222m in the summer of 2017 and has been linked with a future return to Spanish football, and possibly Madrid.

“One of my goals is to play alongside Neymar,” Vinicius told an interview with Esporte Interativo, in quoted carried by Marca.

“Whether that be with Real Madrid or with the Brazilian national team, it would be a significant achievement for me because I have a huge admirer of him since he began his career at Santos.

“I envisage myself playing alongside him, I do not think there would be any problem at me.

“Which player has inspired me the most? Neymar or Neymar!”

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