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Real Madrid's Vinicius shows off his favourite corner

The forward for Los Blancos had an incredible night on Wednesday, forming part of the team that knocked PSG out of the Champions League in some style.

Real Madrid's Vinicius shows off his favourite corner

Vinicius Jr. has become one of the regulars in the Real Madrid starting eleven this season. His development since last season has been huge, and Carlo Ancelotti has rewarded him for it. His stats and the way he looks and feels are also better, and that is why he has become one of the fans' favourites.

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The Brazilian is now at home in Madrid, and after such an important victory against Paris Saint-Germain (3-1) on Wednesday, the winger wanted to share an image of his real home on his Instagram profile. A picture in which he shows his favourite corner of his home, which has undoubtedly surprised his more than 15 million followers.

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Another Vinicius collection

The footballer is more often seen dragging hapless fullbacks into the corners of the pitch but here he reveals that his favourite house section is none other than the one occupied by a large cabinet where you can see his massive collection of trainers, notably with models of the Air Jordan 1, Nike Air Force 1, as well as other brands and lush designs. "My favourite place in the house," the star wrote in his caption.

The shelf is somewhat taller than Vinicius himself, and holds around 100 pairs, all pristinely kept. The reactions to his post were immediate, and in the first hour there were more than 500,000 likes and more than 3,500 comments.

Benzema hat-trick reignites Madridismo

If you missed Vinicius in action on Wednesday night at the Bernabéu, allow me to remind you. His strike partner Karim Benzema scored a hat-trick in 17 minutes, all coming in the second half, and enough to put them in the next round.

Real Madrid came into the game 1-0 down, having conceded late on to Real Madrid target Mbappé in the first leg in Paris, and things looked bleak for Ancelotti's side when Mbappé scored in the 39th minute this evening to make it 2-0 on aggregate.

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As the second half ticked on and PSG seemed settled, some Madrid fans might have been excused for beginning to give up hope, but Benzema had other ideas. In the 61st minute the Frenchman harried Donnarumma into giving the ball away, it fell to Vinicius who fed it back to Benzema who buried with the Italian keeper still reeling from the mugging.

Real Madrid's Vinicius shows off his favourite corner

15 minutes later it was Modric the provider, slipping a superb ball to Benzema to finish and put the tie level on aggregate. But with PSG still hazily considering their options of holding on to half-time or possibly looking for a killer blow, Benzema was already slotting his third home, after a Vinicius run down the left ended up with Marquinhos clearing tamely across the front of goal to Benzema's right foot, which arrowed the ball straight through the centre of PSG's hearts and into the back of the net.


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