Jamie Carragher feels Vinicius Junior “goes higher up the list” of the best players in world football

Vinicius Jr., the Brazilian star, has committed his future to Real Madrid by signing a contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2027. The fantastic news was unveiled by the La Liga giants on Tuesday, securing the talented striker’s services for an extended length of time.

“Real Madrid CF and Viní Jr. have agreed to extend the player’s contract, who will remain at the club until June 30, 2027,” the club said in a statement.

Vinicius Jr. joined Real Madrid from Flamengo in 2018 for a cost of 45 million euros, and he has since been an important member of the club. During his time with the club, he has scored 62 goals and made 67 assists in 235 games, showing his exceptional abilities. Among other things, his skill sets have helped Real Madrid win two La Liga crowns, one Copa del Rey, and a UEFA Champions League trophy.

“At 23 years old, Viní Jr. is already one of the most outstanding players at Real Madrid in recent years,” Real said in the statement.”

He was also named Best Young Player in the Champions League 2021-22, and has twice been included in the best eleven of the Champions and twice in the best La Liga eleven”.

Vinicius Jr. is currently valued at a whopping 150 million euros by Transfermarkt, making him one of the most valuable players in the world. Along with Rodrygo, Eduardo Camavinga, Aurelien Tchouameni, Federico Valverde, and Jude Bellingham, he is in the forefront of Real Madrid’s young generation.

Real Madrid, which now leads La Liga with 28 points, is having a fantastic season and just won the El Clasico 2-1 over Barcelona. Their next test comes on Sunday, when they host Rayo Vallecano at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.

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