Problem for Brazil and for the real Madrid. Vinicius Jr. it broke this last morning in the Colombia-Brazil (2-1) that was played in Barranquilla, valid for the South American qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup.
The winger from Rio had to leave the field of play in the 25th minute, when he felt discomfort in the back of his left thigh in a counterattack action. He injured himself and fell on the grass.
The Seleçao doctor, Rodrigo Lasmar, examined him on the pitch and his verdict was quick and clear after speaking with the player. He was not physically fit to continue.
With a very serious face, Vini was replaced by Joao Pedrothe 22-year-old Brighton forward who was making his debut with the ‘Canarinha’. And, immediately, the treatment began on the bench where an ice pack was applied to the back of his left leg.
When half time arrived, with a 0-1 victory for Brazil, he went to the changing rooms of the Metropolitan stadium limping very obviously.
There is no official statement from the CBF, but The merengue footballer will not have playing conditions and will miss the superclásico against Argentina, scheduled for the early hours of Tuesday to Wednesday in Maracaná (Rio de Janeiro).
The FIFA virus is severely punishing Real Madrid since Vinicius’ injury is added to the one that occurred Camavinga in the concentration with France in training in which he collided with Ousmane Dembélè.
This is the second muscle injury that the Brazilian winger has suffered this season.. On August 25, in Balaídos, Vinicius broke fibers in his biceps femoris of the right leg. She was out for a month.
He missed the September FIFA date with the Seleçao and four games with Madrid. He reappeared on September 27, when he played the last 35 minutes at the Bernabéu in the league win (2-0) against Las Palmas.