Official: Real Madrid Sign The Most Expensive Young Talent In The History Of Football
Spanish champions Real Madrid and Flamengo have authoritatively made an official agreement for Brazilian prospect Vinicius Jr, with the youngster set to join Madrid in June of 2019.
At no other time had a club made such a payment for a 16-year-old, and his games performances at a high level are as yet a riddle, as he didn’t make the first team debut for Flamengo in the Brazilian league until the 14th of May.
The Brazilian kid beat records set by Neymar and Gabriel Jesus to end up plainly the most youngest footballer to ever play in the Brazilian league. By then, he as of now had the top clubs pursuing him.
Spanish Champions Real Madrid have beat off competition ahead of every other clubs to sign Brazil’s latest prospect, But, Vinicius will remain in Brazil until July 2019, however, he will have the allow to play for Real Madrid before that if both clubs concur to the agreement.
Real Madrid in an official statement on its website said “Real Madrid C. F. and Clube de Regatas do Flamengo have reached an agreement regarding the transfer of the federative rights of the player Vinicius Junior from July 2018.
“The player will remain at his current club until July 2019, although he will be able to play for Real Madrid before then if both clubs agree to it.”
The sum paid by “Los Blancos” totally breaks the transfer market. fellow Brazilian forward Pato was the most costly young star up to this point, as AC Milan bought the then-17-year-old striker from International for 22 million euros, in 2007.
In 2006, North London club Arsenal paid Tottenham 10,5 million euros for Walcott, who was just 16 at the time, and Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale was transferred before turning 18 from Southampton to Tottenham. Spurs cough out a sum of 14,7 million euros for speedy Welsh man.