Rio de Janeiro, Dec 17: Rising football star Vinícius Júnior who plies his trade for Brazilian club Flamengo on Sunday said he intends to join Real Madrid after 2018.

The 17-year-old Brazilian who has already signed a deal to play for Real Madrid which will be effective after his 18th birthday on July 12 said he will think about joining the Spanish giants after new year.

“I have been on vacation for three days,” the striker was quoted as saying by Marca.

“Let’s think about it after the New Year, but I intend to stay until the end of 2018. After winning the Copa Libertadores, I will be able to play for Real Madrid,” Vinícius Júnior added.

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