Real Madrid have announced the length of absence of Brazilian first team star Vinicius Junior following an injury.
The Brazilian international suffered the injury while playing in his national team’s match against his Colombian counterpart last night in 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying.
Real Madrid released the following in an official statement: “Following an examination carried out today by the medical services of our player Vinny Junior, he was diagnosed with a ruptured biceps femoris muscle with damage to the distal tendon of his left leg. »
According to journalist Javier Berlanga’s report on Radio Cadena Ser about the Brazilian player’s injury, he explained that Vini is very saddened by the results of the medical examination and he will work to return as best as possible to help his team in the tournament. end of the season.
Length of Vinicius Junior’s absence from Real Madrid
On the sidelines of the event, several Spanish press reports claimed that the Seleção star would miss the Merengues for 10 weeks, meaning his return would be in February 2024.
Matches that Vinicius Junior will miss for Real Madrid
Due to this injury, the Brazilian will miss participation in the squad Los Blancos In the matches of Cadiz, Italian Napoli, Granada, Real Betis, Union Berlin and Villarreal.
In addition to his absences from matches against Deportivo Alaves, Real Mallorca, Atlético Madrid in the semi-finals of the Spanish Super Cup and in the final, if he qualifies, Getafe, Almeria and Las Palmas.