Watch: Vinicius Jr Scores Stunning Goal Against Atletico Madrid's B Team
Vinicius Jr is doing bits for Real Madrid Castilla.
The Castilla rank, managed by former player Santiago Solari, played Atletico Madrid's B team, and the Brazilian made a huge impression by bagging a brace including a stunning strike.
He received the ball on the edge of the box, took a couple of touches before unleashing a rocket into the top corner.
Time to gawk - check this out:
What a hit!
Naturally, his goal sent social media into overdrive. Here's some reaction from Twitter:
Vinicius Jr celebrating his 2nd goal vs Atletico madrid B :blue_heart: pic.twitter.com/2Uhcifjy48- Vinícius Júnior (@ViniciusStat) September 2, 2018
What's Real Madrid doing with Vinícius Jr? Their coach gave Mariano a place on the bench against freaking Léganes but Vinícius can't get one. Agents will soon lose their patience.- Aswin (@Zizouology) September 2, 2018
That was a really nice goal and run from Vinicius Jr. Hopefully, the media will tone down the negativity...- Ondra P (@OndraPaul) September 2, 2018
Vinicius Jr On Fire!!!- HalaMadridyNadaMas (@KeepCalm_RM) September 2, 2018
Gol de Vinicius Jr. Golden Ball is coming soon- Francisco Ramón Mora (@framonmora) September 2, 2018
2 goals for Vinicius Jr already :fire::fire:- . (@Tosines) September 2, 2018
What's more, the 18-year-old phenom impressed Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui who watched on from the stands.
:speaking_head: @emctear:- La Liga Lowdown :flag_es::soccer: (@LaLigaLowdown) September 2, 2018
Over in Madrid, Vinicius Jr has scored in the B team derby vs Atlético Madrid :flag_br::soccer:
And look who's in the crowd... :eyes:#LLL
Vinicius Jr performed brilliantly during Real Madrid's pre-season of America, and he's continuing his form into the new season.
Will Lopetegui give the youngster a run out in La Liga?