Vinicius Jr

Real's Vinicius to miss next LaLiga game but injury not serious - Ancelotti

Sat, 26 Aug 2023 - 12:32 GMT

The 23-year-old could also miss the start of Brazil's World Cup qualifying campaign, having been substituted after 15 minutes. Real face Getafe on Sept. 2 while Brazil host Bolivia six days later before travelling to Peru on Sept. 12.

Rio government names anti-racism law after Vinicius Jr

Thu, 06 Jul 2023 - 10:18 GMT

The 'Vini Jr law', unanimously approved by the Rio government in June, includes protocol on how to process complaints of racism and mandatory educational campaigns.

Brazil to play African nations in anti-racism campaign to support Vinicius Jr

Sat, 27 May 2023 - 12:22 GMT

The five-time world champions will face Guinea in Barcelona on June 17 and Senegal in Lisbon three days later.

Hamilton says Vinicius case brings back painful memories

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 10:49 GMT

"It's devastating to think that in 2023 we're still seeing these things and hearing these things," seven-times world champion Hamilton, the sport's only Black driver, said at the Monaco Grand Prix.

Brazil's dancing about happiness, not disrespect - Vinicius Jr

Thu, 08 Dec 2022 - 07:08 GMT

Brazil's dancing celebrations as the goals flew in sparked criticism from pundits like former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane, who felt it was 'disrespectful', which generated a viral discussion online.

Brazil's Vinicius wants to use football for greater good

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 - 01:43 GMT

Vinicius Jr. is the symbol of Brazil outstanding new generation of talent that looks to be peaking at the perfect moment as they arrive in Qatar as favourites to lift a record sixth World Cup.

LaLiga’s rising stars: Vinicius Jr

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 - 01:26 GMT

Such displays have lead to Vinicius' nomination for the 2018 Golden Boy Award, a prestigious prize previously won by his club mate Isco in 2012.