Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior has been called up to the Brazil squad in place of Roberto Firmino, who withdrew due to injury.
Brazil coach Titi has summoned Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior to his squad for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers this week. That will replacing striker Roberto Firmino of Liverpool. He withdrew from the national team due to injury As reported by Marca on Tuesday.
Vinicius has been in hot form this season, scoring nine goals and providing seven assists in 16 games across all competitions. But was not initially called up to the Brazilian squad. Before Titi Will be called in to replace the injured Firmino.
Real Madrid’s Brazilian midfielder Carlos Casemiro has praised Vinicius for being in a great moment. And He is able to improve his pace.
‘What I can say is that Vinicius is having his best moments, extra moments and he’s young.
‘He still has a lot of potential to grow,’ Casemiro said of the younger players.
This has since been confirmed by Liverpool‘s medical staff. With the former Hoffenheim forward having to withdraw from international duty over the coming break.
Vinicius had been left out with Tite instead opting to go with Firmino, Coutinho, Antony and Raphinha. Which was a decision shrouded in controversy given the fact. The former Flamengo prodigy has just hit his best form in a Real Madrid shirt.
He is the most in-form of all the Brazilians who play in the Champions League. And he has scored nine goals and added seven assists this term. Finally providing Karim Benzema with a forward partner who is capable of sharing the load in the same way Benzema actually was for Cristiano Ronaldo years ago.