Vinicius Junior Eyes ‘Five or Six’ Champions League Trophies With Real Madrid

Vinicius Junior Eyes ‘Five or Six’ Champions League Trophies With Real Madrid

  • Brazil international Vinicius Jr. wants to win at least five Champions League trophies with his club Real Madrid
  • The 22-year-old enjoyed a breakout 2021/22 season scoring 22 goals and 20 assists across all competitions
  • Real Madrid are gearing up for the European Super Cup against Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt on August 10th

Real Madrid winger Vinicius Junior is eyeing further European glory beyond the UEFA Super Cup, as he looks to win “five or six” Champions League trophies.

The 22-year-old joined the Los Blancos in 2018 as the second most expensive sale of a player in the history of Brazilian football

The tricky forward is already one of the best players in the world and will surely rise up this list in years to come.

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Vinicius Jr. celebrates with Nacho after Real Madrid won the 2022 Champions League. Credit: @uefa
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Vinicius Junior scored four goals in the Champions League, including the match-winner in the final against Liverpool.

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The Los Blancos will lock horns against Europa League winners Frankfurt in the Super Cup on Wednesday, and the Brazilian is keen for a win in Helsinki but has aspirations that stretch far in the future with the Spanish giants.

“It is very important to try to win as many games as possible, especially if you want to win competitions as important as the UEFA Super Cup,” he told UEFA’s official website.
“We will do all we can to win the first piece of silverware on offer in the season.
“I look up to the players who have achieved so much at this club, who achieved those things at the biggest club in the world.
“Of course, I want to keep winning here and play for a long time to win as much as them – to win five or six [Champions Leagues] – and to try to be as influential as some of the greatest players to have worn the Real Madrid shirt.”

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Meanwhile, Vinicius Junior wants Real Madrid to kick-off their season on a winning note as the UEFA Champions League winners prepare for another major game.

The UEFA Champions League winners are preparing to tackle Europa League winners in the European Super Cup on August 10th.

Vinicius Junior revealed that winning is in the DNA of the Spanish champions and they are sure prepared to win another major European trophy in a successful year for the club Football Espana reports.

Brazilian winger named UEFA best young player of the season

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Vinicius Junior has been named the UEFA Young Player of the Season for the 2021/22 campaign, according to UEFA's Technical Observer panel.

The Real Madrid winger scored four goals in the Champions League, including the match-winner in the final against Liverpool.

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The 20-year-old also registered seven assists in his 13 appearances.

Source: Sports Brief News