How Real Madrid turned down €135million bid to sell star forward Vinicius JuniorFootball
Real Madrid Forward Vinicius Jr Overtakes Neymar to Become Brazil’s Most Valuable Player
- Vinicius Junior's transfer value has increased by more than 65% in 2022 to become Brazil’s most valuable player
- The Brazilian forward is also ranked as the most valuable player in La Liga ahead of top stars like Benzema and Griezmann
- Vinicius played a pivotal role for Real Madrid as Los Blancos emerged as La Liga and UEFA Champions League winners last season
Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior is finally getting his flowers.
The 22-year-old forward has seen his transfer value increase tremendously by 65 percent after a stellar 2021/22 campaign for Real Madrid.
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The Real Madrid forward is also ranked ahead of the likes of Karim Benzema, Antoine Griezmann and Robert Lewandowski to become the most valuable player in La Liga.
Vini is also considered as the most valuable inside forward in world football and fourth-most valuable player overall, behind Kylian Mbappe, Erling Haaland and Phil Foden.
Klopp defends Vinicius Jr from racist abuse
Meanwhile, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted nothing in the world can justify the racial abuse being suffered by Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior, Marca reports.
Klopp had to speak in defence of the Real Madrid forward after a journalist suggested that some of the player's actions on the pitch might have invited such abuse.
The Brazilian forward has endured repeated racist taunts in recent weeks, with Atletico Madrid supporters hanging an effigy of him from a highway bridge before the derby and being caught on video singing a racist chant about him.
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Real Madrid turns down €135million to sell Vinicius
Earlier, Sports Brief reported Real Madrid has again demonstrated that the Santiago Bernabeu is the home for the best football talents on the planet and will not be forced to sell their best stars.
The La Liga giants proved that again after turning down a whopping €135million offer from Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain for winger Vinicius Junior.
The French club desperately wanted the signing, but Madrid's president Florentino Perez outrightly denied it.