When Karim Benzema was asked for a ranking of the best dribblers in the world, his immediate reaction was to admit that he greatly admires Neymar
When Karim Benzema was asked for a ranking of the best dribblers in the world, his immediate reaction was to admit that he greatly admires Neymar Júnior’s individual ability. But he is not the only Real Madrid player who has a special fascination for the 10 of the Brazilian National Team.
For a long time, already being in European football, Vinicius was asked for the name of an idol in the sport. And no, he did not go with Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi. At that time he chose to confirm that he has been a fan of the magic football of his compatriot Neymar for some time.
“An idol in sports?” they raised him, in a video that is shared on his official YouTube channel. And the two-time champion of the League, who has already won the UEFA Champions League, answered: “In sport there are many… I can say Neymar.”
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On other occasions, Vinicius has expressed his admiration for other legends he has played with at Real Madrid, such as Karim Benzema, Luka Modric or Sergio Ramos. But it is fully understood that, being Brazilian and playing as a winger, he has as a special reference to Nei. He grew up seeing all his evolution at the highest level.
Undefeated Data. Karim Benzema (44) and Vinicius Júnior (22) were the Real Madrid players with the most goals in the 2021/22 season. The double sensation of European football.
Did you know..? Vinicius Júnior has played 12 games with the Brazilian National Team. He is shaping up to be in Qatar 2022 with the Brazilian team.
Undefeated Data. Neymar is the Brazilian with the most goals (41) in the UEFA Champions League throughout history. Karim Benzema and Robert Lewandowski are in the TOP 3 of the standings with 86 goals.
Did you know..? Pelé (77) and Neymar (71) are the players with the most goals in the entire history of the Brazilian National Team. Being 30 years old, it seems that ney is destined to break the historical record of O’Rei.