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Video: Rodrygo Dazzles in All Black Brazil Outfit, Nets Stunning Goal Against Guinea
- Rodrygo was among the goal scorers as Brazil beat Guinea
- He played a significant role for the Selecao as they cruised past the West Africans in an all-black outfit
- The 22-year-old's goal comes days after taking up the No.11 shirt at Real Madrid for the new season
Rodrygo notched a brilliant goal as Brazil trounced Guinea in an international friendly on Saturday, June 17.
Brazil showcased their dominance in an international friendly against Guinea by securing a resounding victory.
The match, which took place on Saturday, June 17, witnessed an impressive display from the South American giants. Notably, they made a powerful statement against racism by donning an all-black kit, deviating from their traditional yellow and green jerseys for the first time in Brazilian history (excluding goalkeepers), per GOAL.
Under the interim management of Ramon Menezes Hubner, Brazil's team exhibited their strength as they effortlessly dispatched Guinea, scoring four goals, BBC reports.
The striking prowess of players like Joelinton from Newcastle United and the Real Madrid trio of Rodrygo, Eder Militao, and Vinicius Junior proved too much for their opponents.
Despite Serhou Guirassy's consolation goal, the five-time world champions emerged as victorious, with a final score of 4-1.
Amidst the flurry of goals, Rodrygo's impressive strike stood out as the highlight.
Recently inheriting the No.11 shirt at Madrid, the 22-year-old seized an opportunity on the right flank, displaying remarkable speed as he swiftly advanced into the opponent's box.
He unleashed an unstoppable shot with precision and power, doubling Brazil's lead just before halftime.
Here is the video:
Why Brazil wore all-black jersey?
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Vinicius Junior’s ordeal in La Liga has prompted the Brazil national team to honour the 22-year-old forward during their international friendly game against Guinea.
The Real Madrid winger took a swipe at La Liga, claiming the Spanish league "belongs to racists" after suffering too many racist incidents over the course of the 2022/23 campaign.
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Brazil lined up in an all-black kit for the first time on Saturday against Guinea as part of an anti-racism campaign and a show of support for Vinicius. The Selecao squad stood behind boards that showed the message, "With racism, there is no game", as a minute's silence was observed with players from both sides kneeling.