Real Madrid have signed 16-year-old who’s played 17 minutes of football for £39m

first_img Vinicius Junior Real Madrid have announced the signing of Vinicius Junior from Flamengo for a reported £39 million fee.The 16-year-old has played just 17 minutes of professional football in Brazil’s Serie A, but is regarded as one of the best youth players in world football.The forward has scored 19 goals in just 22 games for Brazil Under-17s since making his debut in July 2016, having also netted six in six appearances for Under-15 side.Los Blancos confirmed a deal has been agreed with Flamengo to transfer the rights of Vinicius Junior from July 2018, though the youngster will remain in his homeland until the following July.However, he may head to the Bernabeu at an earlier date if both clubs agree. 1last_img read more