Real Madrid and Brazilian’s Vinicius Junior has shown respect to 22-year-old England and Chelsea defender Reece James after his colossal battle against him in their Champions League quarter-final clash. The duo, who are two of the world’s most elite young players, had an intriguing head-to-head clash yesterday at the Bernabeu.
Vinicius Junior sent a five-word message to Reece James
The Brazilian left-winger winger had so many individual duels against Chelsea’s right-sided defender, with both enjoying various amounts of success. Even though Chelsea won the game, Madrid still qualified in aggregate.
Vinicius Junior also provided an assist in the game, he assisted Karim Benzema’s winning goal in extra time to secure the Spanish club’s progress to the Champions League semis.
21-year-old Vinicius has shown great sportsmanship with the message he sent, it was just a five-word message on Instagram but it meant a lot to a direct rival. The message reads: “Great game bro. Good luck.”