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·5 October 2022

Vinicius Junior: Real Madrid star beat two Shakhtar players with insane skill

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When it comes to the sweet art of dribbling, few players in world football are superior to Vinicius Junior.

The Real Madrid man is absolutely electrifying with the ball at his feet and many defenders have fallen victim to the Brazilian’s unquestionable magnificence in recent times.

Vinicius has added goals and assists aplenty to his game over the past 12 months or so, but it’s his dribbles and skill moves that are still the headline acts for us.

Vinicius was up to his usual tricks against Shakhtar

Vinicius has been in supreme form this season and that certainly didn't change in Real Madrid's Champions League group stage match against Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday evening.

Shortly before he put Los Blancos 2-0 ahead on the night, the former Flamengo winger decided to morph into prime Ronaldinho and bamboozle a pair of opposing players on the edge of the box.

Shakhtar tried to double up on Vinicius, but the Real Madrid man's feet were simply too quick and close-up footage of the display of skill is quite simply breathtaking.

Take a look for yourself...

Blink and you will miss the ball. The guy is unstoppable at times and is well on the way to becoming a bona fide Real Madrid legend.

Vinicius' goal on the night at the Santiago Bernabeu, which came shortly after his international colleague Rodrygo Goes made it 1-0, was also pretty tidy.

Sure, it wasn't the most extravagant of finishes, but it was clinical and the build-up play from Carlo Ancelotti's well-oiled machine was of the highest order.

A few years ago, Real Madrid fans would have had little to no confidence in Vinicius converting a chance like that, but now he never looks like missing.

The sky's the limit for the 22-year-old sensation, who is now worth an enormous £108 million over on Transfermarkt.

Only Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe and Manchester City goal machine Erling Haaland have higher valuations on the website...

Real Madrid make it three wins from three vs Shakhtar

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Rodrygo and Vinicius' goals saw Real Madrid pick up a 2-1 win on home soil to maintain their 100% record in the Champions League so far in 2022/23.

The current holders certainly did not have things all their own way, though.

Oleksandr Zubkov's goal just before the half-time break made things rather tense in the Spanish capital, but a full-strength Real Madrid side managed to hold on for a precious victory.

With nine points amassed from the nine available thus far, their place in the knockout stage of Europe's top-tier competition is now all but secured.

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