Outsiders talk, I keep working, Vinicius Jr hits back at critics
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Outsiders talk, I keep working, Vinicius Jr hits back at critics

Vinicius Jr has hit back at critics after he helped Real Madrid to a convincing 3-1 victory over Liverpool in the first leg of the Champions League Quarterfinals.

Vinicius produced the best performance of his career since moving to Madrid from Flamengo as he grabbed a brace to silence his critics. Speaking to Movistar+, the Brazilain discussed his performance and his feelings after such a statement. 

"Outsiders talk, I keep working and that gives me the strength I need to get to the crucial games and score the goals we need. It’s great to win in the best moment of the season,” said Vinicius when asked about the criticism he gets because of his finishing.

"I work a lot, I dreamed of playing for Real Madrid and I always want to give my very best for our fans, the club, and my family," he added.

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On Toni Kroos' assist 

"He’s got unbelievable class, nobody can play the way he does, I thank him for that great pass," said the attacker.

The Los Blancos will now put their focus on the El Clasico when they host Barcelona in the LaLiga over the weekend. 

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