Endrick stood out for Brazil and made his debut as a scorer against England at the legendary Wembley – La Opinion

Endrick stood out for Brazil and made his debut as a scorer against England at the legendary Wembley – La Opinion

The Brazil team won against England (0-1) this Saturday thanks to a solitary goal from Endrickwho hit the table to show that he is there to contribute in the Canarinha with which he debuted as a scorer in only his third game played.

The great Brazilian promise, just 17 years old and who will join the Real Madrid first team next season, made himself felt in the middle of a team in which part of the dangerous attack of the merengue team made up of Vinicius Júnior and Rodrygo Goes stands out.

It was precisely because of the latter that he entered in the 71st minute and it didn’t take long for him to make himself felt. In a Brazilian counterattack that left Vini Jr. in a one-on-one with goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, The ball was served to Endrick who only had to push the ball to make it 0-1 (m.80).

The striker trained in the Palmeiras youth ranks could not contain his emotion for having scored his first goal with the senior team. Brazil. He ran and ended up hugging Vini Jr., who will be his teammate starting next season in the merengue team.

“It’s funny, but when I was playing on the console I also scored a goal at Wembley and that came to mind now” recalled the young Brazilian player during an interview after the match that took place in the legendary English stadium that was packed.

Endrick’s goal not only allowed Brazil to win, but also made him the youngest player to score a goal in the history of Wembley. According to the statistical company Opta, the forward scored at 17 years and 246 days old.

The Brazilian National Team broke a three-game losing streak in the South American qualifiers heading to the 2026 World Cup.
With the victory against the English, the Brazilian National Team put an end to a streak of three games with losses corresponding to the South American qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup.

Additionally, the new promise of Brazilian football followed in the footsteps of legends like Pelé, becoming one of the youngest to score with the Canarinha. In addition to O Rei, figures such as Rivaldo and Edú had also done so.

The match against the English was the first on the Brazilian bench for Dorival Júnior, who took over the reins of the team after the poor results achieved in the South American qualifiers. Brazilians are preparing for what will be this year’s Copa América in the United States.

The five-time world champion will now face Spain at the Santiago Bernabéu next week in the second friendlies of this FIFA double date, which will be a special match for Real Madrid’s Brazilian players.

For its part, England did not look at its best in the face of its next great challenge: Euro 2024. Led by Jude Bellingham, Real Madrid star, the team led by Gareth Southgate did not live up to expectations and will seek to improve its performance against Belgium on Tuesday.

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