Vinicius Junior, a kid many people hadn’t heard of

In a season in which big players have invariably flattered to deceive, rather than signing a big name to calm the sting of Ronaldo’s exit, Florentino Perez’s biggest transaction was €45m for Vinicius Junior, a kid many people hadn’t heard of.

Someone who had never played in Europe, and wasn’t even close to breaking into the senior Brazil team. An investment in the future.

 

Vinicius…

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