Real Madrid Forward Vinicius Junior Attributes Improved Goal Scoring Form to Brazil Legend Ronaldo.
Vinicius Junior has hailed Brazil icon, Ronaldo Nazário as the person who has helped him with tips to improve on his abilities to score more goals.
The Real Madrid striker has admitted to watching plenty of Ronaldo videos which has helped him develop every part of his game as a striker Vinicius helped Real Madrid clinch the club’s 14th UEFA Champions League title after he scored the only goal in the final against Liverpool in May.
Brazil legend, Ronaldo Luís Nazário, is still serving as an inspiration to modern-day strikers years after his retirement from football.
Real Madrid forward, Vinicius Junior has credited the 45-year-old as the reason for his improved goal-scoring form for Los Blancos which has made him indispensable in Carlo Ancelotti’s team.
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Real Madrid Forward Vinicius Junior has revealed he has watched several of Ronaldo Nazário videos which have helped him improve. Photos by Quality Sport Images and Etsuo Hara Source: Getty Images According to Marca, Vinicius revealed he has been receiving advice from Ronaldo and also admitted to watching several of the Brazil icon’s videos which have helped him improve as a forward.
“I always watch videos of Ronaldo and he always tells me, when he talks to me, that when he is facing a goalkeeper it is much easier. And I was calm enough to dribble.” Ronaldo acts as Vinicius Junior’s godfather and also accompanied the 22-year-old during his presentation as a Real Madrid player when he first joined Los Blancos.