Actual Madrid bagged three very important factors in opposition to Valencia to proceed on their hunt in the direction of catching Barcelona in LaLiga Santander with Vinícius Júnior as soon as once more the protagonist. The Brazilian, on his two hundredth look, was the primary architect of the Whites’ victory through which he scored a objective and survived what appeared like hundreds of challenges – together with a ludicrously harmful lunge from Gabriel Paulista that earned him a pink card. It was a match through which he ended up confirming what had been an open secret: his breakup with Nike.
As beforehand confirmed by AS, Vinicius, who’s LaLiga’s most fouled participant, has been feeling undervalued by the American model for a while and, regardless of having a contract till 2028, the 20-year-old attacker has determined to finish the settlement.
Vini’s wink to the breakup
Through the recreation, Vinícius made a really apparent gesture that reveals his disagreement with Nike. The Brazilian stepped out onto the pitch on the Santiago Bernabéu and performed the primary half carrying utterly black boots, with no hint of any emblem or model title. Within the second half, the winger determined to alter his boots and he appeared on the pitch with yellow and white boots. Once more, the sports activities emblem was not distinguishable.
And so, the connection between Vinícius and Nike started in 2013 when the Brazilian was nonetheless a youth participant has lastly come to an finish. Issues weren’t trying promising earlier than Christmas, as on the World Cup in Qatar, Vinicius performed carrying boots that belonged to an outdated mannequin of the Mercurial assortment; at the moment we have now seen the definitive affirmation. And now Puma have already designed a strategic plan to pounce on the Brazilian and they’re in the perfect place to acquire the companies of the 22-year-old attacker.
Who’s that, lurking within the shadows?
However there’s extra. If Vinicius had been to maneuver to Puma, the determine of Neymar would step into the sunshine. Vinícius’ teammate signed an astronomical contract with Puma on the finish of September and is at present the primary asset for the German model to finish up convincing the Actual Madrid striker to make the leap.
No matter occurs, Vinicius will little question proceed to mild up the left wing, no matter boots he’s carrying.
- Vinícius all however confirms his breakup with Nike
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