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Richarlison and Vinicius Jr embroiled in play fight during training session in Brazil as Real Madrid’s Champions League final hero jokes about beating Karim Benzema at 2022 World Cup


Richarlison and Vinicius Jr were pictured in what appeared to be a rough patch during a training session for the Brazil national team, however, it was all just a fight game!

Everton striker Richarlison grabbed the Champions League winner by the shirt, with the likes of Neymar floundering over both.

It was a bit of fun and games
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Richarlison and Vinicius Jr embroiled in play fight during training session in Brazil as Real Madrid’s Champions League final hero jokes about beating Karim Benzema at 2022 World Cup
The likes of Neymar were involved in the swap
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Richarlison has made headlines in England for his trolling of rival Liverpool fans, and would likely be grateful to his compatriot for beating the Reds in the Champions League final.

Vinicius scored the winner of Real Madrid’s game against Liverpool and Richarlison was one of the first to welcome him back to his domestic setup after a short break ahead of a series of friendlies, with Brazil already booking their Champions League spot. world 2022.

The 21-year-old saw 19 minutes of action in a 5-1 win over South Korea, in which Richarlison scored the opener, and reports claim he will replace the Toffees striker for their next match against Japan on Monday.

And in a rather unique way, Richarlison wishes Vinicius Jr well with a jokey tug of his workout top.

Vinicius also spent the international encounter liquidating Madrid team-mate Karim Benzema, with the duo forming a world-class partnership for the La Liga-winning side.

The former Flamengo has revealed his French sidekick dreams of facing Brazil in the final in Qatar but doesn’t think he will be lucky.

Richarlison and Vinicius Jr embroiled in play fight during training session in Brazil as Real Madrid’s Champions League final hero jokes about beating Karim Benzema at 2022 World Cup
Vinicius does not assess France’s chances against Brazil
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“Benzema hopes to catch us in the final,” he said. “But I don’t think it will go his way.

“We sometimes comment [about the World Cup], I hope that we will not be taken in advance, to face each other in the final. And then may the best win.

The Brazilian also commented on his Champions League winning goal, saying he has a lot left to do in the game.

He said: “It’s definitely the biggest and best moment so far. [of my career].

“As I said, I don’t want to stop there, I want to continue to write history and evolve to do great things in football.

“At 21, being part of the national team and scoring in the Champions League final is a huge [thing to top]it gives me [more] to dream of.”

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