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Vinicius Junior injured as Real Madrid on brink (video)

Real Madrid v Ajax - UEFA Champions League Round of 16: Second Leg

MADRID, SPAIN - MARCH 05: An injured Vinicius Junior of Real Madrid reacts as he leaves the pitch during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Real Madrid and Ajax at Bernabeu on March 05, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

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Playing in the biggest game of his life, 18-year-old Real Madrid whiz kid Vinicius Junior subbed off of it in tears.

An early injury was complicated by a long dribble, and the Brazilian left the match in the 34th minute.

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Real trailed Ajax 2-0 in the match and 3-2 on aggregate when Vinicius was unable to continue the second leg.

Vinicius has three goals and 12 assists in 28 matches this season.

He’s contributed to a goal just over every 100 minutes, and was as explosive as anyone not named Lionel Messi in the Copa del Rey.

Lucas Vazquez was also subbed off the pitch for Gareth Bale, but that was not down to injury.

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