Vinicius Jr., a Real Madrid winger, has named Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain as his football idol.
Vinicius is progressively making his way into the Brazilian national squad. He has had a strong start to the 2022-2023 season, scoring five goals and giving four assists in nine games.
Vinicius was named to Brazil’s starting XI against Ghana last weekend, which they won 3-0. Vinicius conveyed his gratitude to Neymar in a post on Monday via his Twitter profile.
The 22-year-old posted a photo from their most recent outing together with the lovely caption: Sonhe has realized! @neymarjr is my dolo.
It read (translated to English): “Dream and do! my idol @neymarjr.”
Vinicius has played 15 games for the Brazilian national team, scoring once.
Neymar, on the other hand, has appeared in 120 matches for his country, contributing 74 goals and 55 assists. After Pele, the former Barcelona player is his country’s second-leading goalscorer.