Vinicius Junior merit the Brazil call-up.

Brazil head coach, Tite confirms that Vinicius Junior now merits his international call-up as he praise the Real Madrid teenage stir. Adenor Leonardo Bacchi commonly known as Tite is a Brazilian professional football coach and former player who is the manager of the Brazil national team.

Vinicius Junior has been called into Brazil’s senior squad for the first time, by the coach, ahead of their international friendlies against Panama on March 23 before facing the Czech Republic three days later on March 26. The 18-year-old who switched from Flamingo to Real Madrid at the sum of €45million has really established himself as a key player in the club so far.

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The Brazilian coach told the press about how the young player has performed so far in his new club, The coach said;

“I’m open to the emergence of new talent and to encourage them. If they are prepared to fight to be in excellent teams, technically and emotionally. This has led to him [Vinicius] being called up. He’s had around 30… 26 matches, and that’s remarkable, the performances he’s giving. This analysis is quantitative but also qualitative. But quantity gives us the information. Players who have such potential and who are showing it, are called up. Even though we’ll have little time to train, I want to give him the opportunity of growing and improving. This is confirmation [of his talent] and the evolution of it.”

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Despite the loss to their rivals Barcelona in the Copa del Rey, Real Madrid remained focused in their La Liga title race ahead this weekend El-Classico.


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