Rio’s Flamengo Reach Agreement with Real Madrid for Vinícius Júnior for R$164MM

After taxes and fees, Flamengo will net approximately R$100 million in the deal to transfer rights for the 16-year-old forward to Real Madrid.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Late Tuesday, May 23rd, Rio's Clube de Regatas Flamengo and Spain's Real Madrid announced that they have reached an agreement to transfer the rights of Flamengo's 16-year-old forward, Vinícius Júnior, to the La Liga champions.

The transfer will cost Real Madrid €45 million (about R$164 million reais), a remarkable amount for a player who only made his professional debut little over a week ago and has a grand total of seventeen minutes of professional playing experience.

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