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Vinicius Junior declines Real Madrid’s invitation to wear No 7 revealing his preference.

                                                    young super star Vinícius Júnior 

SPAIN: Real Madrid and Brazilian national team young superstar and professional footballer Vinícius José Paixão de Oliveira Júnior, commonly known as Vinícius Júnior or Vini Jr., who plays as a winger for La Liga club, has rejected the offer to wear No. 7 at Real Madrid, his preference revealed.  

According to a report by Bernabeu Digital on 28 March 2023, a 22-year-old would prepare to wear jersey number eleven as a result of Marcos Asensio leaving the team at the end of this summer.

                                                              No. 20 Vinicius Jr 

No 11.  jersey seems to be Vini Jr preference, which he wore during Real Madrid Castilla and in the most recent games he played for his national team Brazil.

The superstar tried to maintain the number eleven during the time Gareth Bale left Madrid, but he decided to continue playing with jersey number twenty. 

                                                               No. 20 Vinicius Jr 

Moreover, according to ESPN Brazil, Madrid is eager to give Vinicius the No. 7 jersey, but the World Cup star has declined. 

The jersey has had a lengthy history at Real Madrid, having been worn by superstars such as Butragueno, Raul, and Cristiano Ronaldo. Mariano and Eden Hazard have played it since the Portuguese left, but they are clearly not at the same level.

                                                               No. 20 Vinicius Jr 

Vinicius joined Real Madrid in 2018 for €45 million and was assigned the number 20, which he claims is his favorite number and has brought him luck in his career.

                                                                No. 20 Vinicius Jr