Real Madrid star Vinicius Jr. has sent an emotional goodbye message to Karim Benzema after his departure.
It was announced yesterday in a statement that Karim Benzema would be leaving the club after 14 years in Spain. Benzema and Vinicius Junior have enjoyed a successful partnership since 2018, and they have won a lot of trophies together.
Vinicius, who joined Real Madrid in the summer of 2018, Since then, Vinicius has partnered with Benzema in 185 games. 42 of the two’s shared goals have been scored, with three of those coming in a historic 4-0 Copa del Rey semifinal victory over Barcelona (4-1 aggregate) in April.
Vinicius Jr. took to his social media pages to bid Benzema goodbye: “Benzvini, Vinzema…Whatever. The result has always been the same: goals, laughter, titles, and, above all, learning. When the boy from So Gonçalo, too shy, arrived in Madrid in 2018, you were the first to receive me. I will never forget: “I grew up with you. We won Spain, Europe, and the world together. And I was able to applaud his Ballon d’Or. You will be greatly missed “Thank you for everything, Legend.” he wrote.