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Vinicius tells why he said "no" to Barça: "I only had 3 days to decide"

Published:13/03/2020 - 22:02h

Updated:13/03/2020 - 22:02h

Vinicius Jr explained in depth in his last interview the reason why he chose to sign for Madrid and not for Barça. The Brazilian told how the process went and was happy with his final choice

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Vinicius Jr Was the big protagonist of the last Classical between the Real Madrid​ and the FC Barcelona. The Brazilian marked the 1-0 with the invaluable help of Gerard Hammered and went of the best of the madridistas in front of the Barcelona. Nélson Semedo Knew to brake him very well, but still like this suffered in some occasions in front of the speed and the impudence of the extreme. 'Vini' Never will forget this meeting in front of which could have been his team, as he same has recognised in his last interview.

With the crisis of the coronavirus the football has happened to a flat second, but in spite of this, the words of the white attacker are more than interesting. Vinicius Explained for 'FourFourTwo' the reasons that carried him to choose to the Madrid in place of to the Barça in 2017. "It was just after going back of the Sudamericano of Chile. Already there were rumours in the press, but never believed them. So much the Real Madrid like the Barcelona put offers on the table and only had three days to take my decision. Always I wanted to play for the best club, so therefore I chose the Real", began saying.

The ex canterano of the Flamengo stood out that the presence of so many young people in Madrid and his good paper in the last Champions was what more seduced him of his proposal. Besides, it admitted that his parents were in Barcelona to see at first hand how worked there. "My parents visited both clubs and liked them more the Madrid. It combined what I wanted to, and felt that his project was better for me. I saw that they gave a lot of minutes to the youngest players, as I, and were going through a moment excellent of success in the League of Champions in this moment", recognised.

The extreme spoke also of his starts in Santiago Bernabéu, that did not go at all easy by his price - cost 45 million euros - and by the little that had he Julen Lopetegui, then trainer of the Madrid. "It had to do that all forgot of the price. It was one of the most difficult parts, more than playing of regular form", ensured.

'Vini', besides, gave him a lot value to having played so much in his first campaign in the Madrid. For this was key the dismissal of Lopetegui and the arrival of Santiago Hernán Solari, that had trained him in the Castilla these first months and did not doubt in having he from the first day. "Fortunately, I played a lot of parties in my first season. Now I have surpassed the 50 parties with the Real Madrid: few players attain it to a so young age", commented, proud.

A lot that improve, but a hopeful future

Before this stop, the madridista was being of the little salvable in his team. It has to improve a lot of in several appearances, especially in the definition of face to door and in the taking of decisions, but his speed and his desborde in career are of súper elite, something that do him be tremendously dangerous to open field. It seems complicated that it can become a star if no pule these appearances in which it fails, but with 19 years in the Madrid believe in him and trust that it can be a vital footballer in the future of the club.

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