Real Madrid has captured highly rated young Brazilian, Vinicius Junior from Flamengo.
The deal, which is around 45m Euro will see the youngster join the Madrid team permanently only when he turns 18.
The 16-year old, who played his first professional match earlier this month in Flamengo’s 1-1 draw with Atletico Mineiro has featured for Brazil at the U17 level.
Real Madrid will pay Flamengo an initial 30m Euro up front and another 15m Euro when the transfer is completed in 2018.
Vinicius will receive a starting salary of 7.5m a year.
Written by Chineze Ogugua