Incredible Moment as Real Madrid’s Vinicius Jnr Gatecrashes Interview to Comfort Crying Opposition Captain

Incredible Moment as Real Madrid’s Vinicius Jnr Gatecrashes Interview to Comfort Crying Opposition Captain

  • Vinicius Junior had a classy gesture after Real Madrid’s 6-0 win over Levante on Thursday, May 12
  • The Brazilian took some time to comfort Levante captain José Luis Morales, who was struggling to contain his tears
  • Levante lost 6-0 to Real Madrid to confirm their relegation from La Liga

Real Madrid hat trick hero Vinicius Junior earned plaudits online after taking some time to comfort opposition captain José Luis Morales after Levante were relegated from La Liga.

The Brazilian scored a hat trick as Real Madrid ran out comfortable 6-0 winners against Los Granotas in a game that had disastrous implications for Levante.

Levante Captain
Jose Luis Morales of Levante UD reacts after the game during the LaLiga Santander match between Real Madrid CF and Levante UD at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 12, 2022. Photo by Diego Souto.
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After the game, majority of Levante players were in tears as their fate was sealed, but for Morales, he tried to keep it together, at least for the post-match interview.

He was sharing his views on what was a disappointing season for Levante, but as he chatted up with La Liga journalists, it became increasingly obvious that he was also struggling with emotions.

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Vinicius Junior was watching the interview the whole time and despite his man of the match performance, the Brazilian sensation took some time to comfort Morales.

In the middle of the interview, with Morales struggling to hold back tears, Vinicius gatecrashed proceedings and offered the Levante captain an embrace, and the video clip has now gone viral online.

What next for Levante?

For the club from Valencia, defeat against the La Liga champions marked the end of their five-year stay at the Spanish top flight.

However, they still have a chance to at least end the season on a high, with two remaining games of the season - against Alaves and Rayo Vallecano.

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