OFFICIAL: Real Madrid Star Wins Champions League Goal And Player Of The Week Award
The first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter final took place this week, Tuesday and Wednesday to be precise. We saw lots of action from the eight teams, UEFA has identified the player of the week after fans made their votes. Jorginho, Kevin de buryne, Vinicus Junior And Kylian Mbappe were the nominees for the UEFA Champions League players of the week award.
Real Madrid and Brazilian forward Vinicus Junior was named the UEFA Champions League player of the week for the first leg of the quarter final fixture. The Brazilian forward scored twice as Real Madrid won Liverpool in the first leg. He scored the opening goal for Real Madrid and the third goal for the Spanish giants as they won Liverpool 3-1. The official post from UEFA Champions League handle can be seen below.
In recent matches for Real Madrid, Vinicus Junior has proved his worth to Zidane. Vinicus Junior is one of the underrated young players in Europe, the Brazilian has the talent and always delivers for his team on big occasions. Though looking at the stats, the Brazilian forward doesn’t score lots of goals but some times in football the numbers don’t matter what matters most is the value that player is to the team.
Vinicus Junior first goal against Liverpool was also named the UEFA Champions League goal of the week. The Brazilian received the perfect assist from Toni Kroos, got past few of Liverpool defenders and made it past Alisson Becker. Vinicus Junior is turning out to be the player that Real Madrid dreamed Eden Hazard would become. There’s still more to come from Vinicus Junior as the Brazilian forward still have a long career ahead of him. The official post from UEFA Champions League handle can be seen below.
Toni Kroos played a big role in Vinicus Junior goal as head provided a sensational assist for the Brazilian to score the opening goal. Toni Kroos was also an outstanding player in Real Madrid match against Liverpool.