The Brazilian footballer of Real Madrid Vinicius Junior achieved on Friday, September 2 the nationality Spanishafter months of waiting, the club reported in a statement on Monday.
“Real Madrid announces that our Brazilian player Vinícius Junior swore to the Spanish Constitution last Friday, September 2, so from that moment on he also has Spanish nationality,” Real Madrid said.
In this way, Vinícius, who landed in Spain in July 2018 after being signed by Real Madrid, frees the club an extra-community place, which he did not have in the summer market to undertake the arrival of the striker Gabriel Jesuswhich was to the great taste of the merengue sports management as a complement to Karim Benzema.
Vinícius already played against Betis last Saturday in LaLiga Santander his first game with Real Madrid with his dual nationality. At 22 years old, he is one of the great stars of the team with which Brazil will seek to proclaim itself world champion next December at the 2022 World Cup.