Vinicius Jr. was a standout name on any teamsheet during Saturday night’s exhibition game in Miami between Team Ronaldinho and Team Roberto Carlos.
Team Roberto Carlos was knocked out 12–10 winners. At the end of the match, it was titled: ‘The Beautiful Game by R10 & RC3’.
Ronaldinho delighted fans inside Inter Miami’s DRV PNK Stadium with his first goal in the seventh minute. The crowd was then treated to 21(!) goals scored by various high-profile stars from past and present before full-time.
Vinicius Junior played for team Ronaldinho in the first half and was assisted by his great compatriot in the 13th minute.
From Good Foot to Goals and Celebrations real madrid winger
Ronaldinho feeds Vinicius Jr. who scores and then Ronaldinho follows it up with celebration pic.twitter.com/sXBg922P61
— Luis Miguel Echegare (@lmechegaray) June 19, 2022
Vinicius Junior Showboats During Team Ronaldinho Vs Team Roberto Carlos
Vinicius, scorer of the winning goal against Madrid liverpool in the last month Champions League Finals, shortly after, couldn’t resist showboating.
When the ball came to him from the right side, Vinicius swung the ball over his head before doing a few keep-ups, much to the delight of the crowd.
– ‘(@rmvids4) 18 June 2022
It brought back hazy memories of Kerlan and his seal dribble (in case you were wondering what has become of one of Kerala’s earliest YouTube sensations, see this article,
Vinicius switched sides at half-time
Vinicius switched sides at half-time and scored his second goal of the night for teammate Roberto Carlos after the break.
Vinicius Junior @vinijr With goals from Ronaldinho and Roberto Carlos in The Beautiful Game, he switched teams in half and has now scored for both teams. @DRVPNKstadium @InterMiamiCF pic.twitter.com/VJJXGAGW3t
— charlie castro (@411charlie) June 19, 2022
Vinicius has proved all his doubts wrong
The 21-year-old clearly has a wonderful relationship with his older compatriots and like Ronaldinho and Roberto Carlos, it is great to see him enjoying his football with a sly smile on his face.
Already a much-discredited player at Real Madrid, Vinicius has silenced all his critics during the 2021-22 season and proved beyond doubt that he is the real deal.
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