Vinicius Enjoys Time Off, Links Up With Latin Singer Rauw Alejandro in Madrid

Vinicius Enjoys Time Off, Links Up With Latin Singer Rauw Alejandro in Madrid

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at September 18, 2023 at 10:27 AM
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  • Vinicius Junior has been spotted with Latin singer, Rauw Alejandro
  • The Real Madrid star is currently sidelined after tearing his right hamstring
  • Vinicius is expected to miss six weeks of action following his latest injury setback

Vinicius Junior appears to be enjoying his time off from the football pitch after his injury layoff, which has already kept him out of action for three weeks.

The Real Madrid star has been spotted hanging out with Latin singer and superstar, Rauw Alejandro at an exclusive event hosted by luxury brand Off-White in Madrid.

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Vinicius Junior is expected to miss six weeks of action after tearing his hamstring against Celta Vigo three weeks ago. Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce
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According to Sportskeeda, Vinicius and Alejandro shared several images of their meeting on social media during the event, which was also attended by several celebrities, including Juan Iglesias from Getafe, Ivana Andres, and Cruz Cafune.

Vinicius picked up the injury against Celta Vigo three weeks ago when the Brazilian tore his hamstring during Real Madrid’s La Liga clash against Celta Vigo.

The Brazilian forward, who has missed Real Madrid’s victories against Getafe and Real Sociedad, is expected to be sidelined for up to six weeks due to the injury.

Vinicius ahead of schedule in recovery

Meanwhile, Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti has revealed that Vinicius is not far behind from returning to the squad after being sidelined with a the injury, Football Espana reports.

Ancelotti revealed that the Brazilian forward is recovering well, but Los Blancos will not rush him back due to how delicate the 24-year-old striker’s injury was.

Vinicius, who tore his hamstring against Celta Vigo three weeks ago, could even be available for Real Madrid for next weekend’s Madrid derby against Atletico Madrid on September 24th.

FIFA a 'disgrace' for snubbing Vinicius

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that FIFA has come under heavy criticism, being labelled an 'absolute disgrace' for the glaring exclusion of Vinicius Junior from this year's The Best Football Awards nominee list.

The global football governing body, which is responsible for organising the annual awards, unveiled the 12 nominees for the best men's player on September 14.

Among them are the 2022 World Cup winner Lionel Messi, Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe, and Manchester City's treble-winning striker Erling Haaland, as well as Julian Alvarez and Declan Rice.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..