Vinícius Júnior

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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is Paixão and the second is de Oliveira.
Vinícius Júnior
Vinicius Jr 2021.jpg
Vinícius Júnior in 2021
Personal information
Full name Vinícius José Paixão de Oliveira Júnior[1]
Date of birth (2000-07-12) 12 July 2000 (age 22)[2]
Place of birth São Gonçalo, Brazil[2]
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)[3]
Position(s) Winger
Club information
Current team
Real Madrid
Number 20
Youth career
2005–2017 Flamengo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2018 Flamengo 50 (11)
2018 Real Madrid B 5 (4)
2018– Real Madrid 117 (25)
National team
2015–2016 Brazil U15 10 (7)
2016–2017 Brazil U17 19 (17)
2018–2019 Brazil U20 4 (0)
2019– Brazil 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:33, 20 May 2022 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:13, 25 March 2022 (UTC)

Vinícius José Paixão de Oliveira Júnior (born 12 July 2000), commonly known as Vinícius Júnior or Vini Jr. (Brazilian Portuguese: [viˈnisjus ˈʒũɲoʁ]),[4] is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Brazil national team. He is considered to be one of the best wingers in the world due to his dribbling skills, pace, and stamina.[5][6][7][8]

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played 28 May 2022[9]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Flamengo 2017 Série A 25 3 4 0 7[a] 1 1[b] 0 37 4
2018 Série A 12 4 2 0 5[c] 2 13[d] 4 32 10
Total 37 7 6 0 12 3 14 4 69 14
Real Madrid Castilla 2018–19 Segunda División B 5 4 5 4
Real Madrid 2018–19 La Liga 18 2 8 2 4[e] 0 1[f] 0 31 4
2019–20 La Liga 29 3 3 1 5[e] 1 1[g] 0 38 5
2020–21 La Liga 35 3 1 0 12[e] 3 1[g] 0 49 6
2021–22 La Liga 35 17 2 0 13[e] 4 2[g] 1 52 22
Total 117 25 14 3 34 8 5 1 170 37
Career total 159 36 20 3 46 11 19 5 244 55
  1. Appearances in Copa Sudamericana
  2. Appearance in Primeira Liga
  3. Appearances in Copa Libertadores
  4. Appearances in Campeonato Carioca
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Appearances in UEFA Champions League
  6. Appearance in FIFA Club World Cup
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Appearances in Supercopa de España

International[change | change source]

As of match played 24 March 2022[10]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Brazil 2019 1 0
2021 8 0
2022 3 1
Total 12 1

International goals[change | change source]

Scores and results list Brazil's goal tally first.
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 24 March 2022 Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 12  Chile 2–0 4–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[change | change source]

Real Madrid

Brazil U15

Brazil U17

Individual

References[change | change source]

  1. "Acta del Partido celebrado el 19 de mayo de 2019, en Madrid" [Minutes of the Match held on 19 May 2019, in Madrid] (in Spanish). Royal Spanish Football Federation. Retrieved 15 June 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Vini Jr". Real Madrid. Retrieved 17 March 2021.
  3. "Vinicius Jr. – Real Madrid CF". Real Madrid CF.
  4. Team, Forvo. "Vinícius Júnior pronunciation: How to pronounce Vinícius Júnior in Portuguese". Forvo.com.
  5. Omuya, Kevin (7 March 2022). "Fascinating facts about top ten left wingers in the world 2022". SportsBrief - Sport news. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  6. Ed McCambridge Contributions from Mark White (11 March 2022). "Ranked! The 10 best left-wingers in the world right now". fourfourtwo.com. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  7. Saha, Rahul (20 May 2022). "Top 10 left-wingers in football right now – Male". SportsKhabri. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  8. Ajith, Shambhu. "5 best Brazilian forwards in the world right now (2022)". www.sportskeeda.com. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  9. Vinícius Júnior at Soccerway Edit this at Wikidata
  10. Júnior, Vinícius at National-Football-Teams.com
  11. "Real Madrid win 2019/20 LaLiga Santander". LaLiga. 16 July 2020. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  12. Westwood, James (30 April 2022). "Real Madrid clinch 35th La Liga title with four games to spare after victory over Espanyol". Goal.com. Retrieved 30 April 2022.
  13. "Real Madrid win the Supercopa from the spot". Marca. Spain. 12 January 2020. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  14. Mctear, Euan (16 January 2022). "Modric and Benzema fire Real Madrid to the Supercopa title". Marca. Retrieved 16 January 2022.
  15. "Champions League final: Vinícius Júnior scores only goal as Real Madrid deny Liverpool again". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 28 May 2022. Retrieved 28 May 2022.
  16. Rodríguez, José María (22 December 2018). "El Madrid agranda su leyenda" [Madrid largen their legend]. Marca (in Spanish). Spain. Archived from the original on 8 October 2019. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  17. "2015 South American U-15 Championship". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 15 June 2019.
  18. "Brasil golea 5–0 a Chile y es campeón del Sudamericano Sub-17" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 20 March 2017.
  19. "Seleção da Copinha tem Vinícius Júnior e 4 do Timão; Pedrinho é o melhor jogador". Globoesporte.com. 26 January 2017.
  20. "Vinicius y un protagonismo estratégico". CONMEBOL.com. 20 March 2017. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  21. "Vini Jr. named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for November". La Liga. 10 December 2021.

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