Roberto Carlos reveals this Real Madrid star is better than Ronaldo and Messi. It’s not Benzema

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Real Madrid legend Roberto Carlos has indicated Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior is a better player than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Asked who the better player was between Ronaldo and Messi, Roberto Carlos responded as per Madrid Xtra: “Messi or Ronaldo? Vinicius Junior.”

Meanwhile, Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Brazilian forward Vinicius Junior to extend his contract with the club.

Vinicius’ current contract expires in 2024 and the club has now reached an agreement with the Brazilian forward to extend it until 2027, according to Fabrizio Romano.

Real Madrid hoped to convince the 21-year-old to sign a deal until 2028 but have had to settle for a shorter renewal.

Vinicius Jr new Real Madrid contract will have a release clause of €1billion, which has been dubbed the “anti-state clause” by the Spanish media.

The release clause is dubbed “anti-state clause” because it will be an attempt to deter clubs such as Paris Saint-Germain and Newcastle who are funded by the nations of Qatar and Saudi Arabia respectively from trying to sign him.

Vinicius Jr enjoyed a breathtaking season for Carlo Ancelotti’s side as he scored 22 goals and provided 20 assists in 52 matches.

Vinicius joined from Flamengo in 2018 for around €46m and has already played 170 times for the club.