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Endrick makes Sir Bobby Charlton tribute in response to first Brazil purpose


Endrick could not conceal his delight after scoring his maiden senior purpose for Brazil within the 1-0 victory over England on Saturday night time.

The 17-year-old attacker, who is because of be part of Actual Madrid in the summertime, turned the youngest ever participant to attain a profitable purpose in a senior males’s match at Wembley because the Selecao bounced again from three consecutive defeats to conquer the Three Lions.

Endrick poked in after Jordan Pickford saved Vinicius Junior’s preliminary strike and {the teenager} revealed he skilled some deja vu having as soon as scored an analogous effort on a pc sport.

He advised reporters: “I am nonetheless getting my head round it. I believe it value me a bit on the finish there, once I had the prospect to attain once more. I am unable to lie: I could not cease excited about the purpose.

“It’s a distinctive feeling. I used to play video video games. I’d play as Brazil on profession mode. I bear in mind enjoying right here at Wembley on the sport and scoring. That got here into my head and I saved excited about it. I could not consider the sport.

“It is a distinctive reminiscence. My household is right here, my girlfriend, my brokers…I am not the type of one that cries usually, however I am holding it again now. I am actually completely happy.”

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Endrick scored on his third Brazil look / Eurasia Sport Photographs/GettyImages

Endrick additionally revealed his pleasure at emulating Manchester United nice Sir Bobby Charlton, who handed away final 12 months.

Charlton was a part of England‘s 1966 World Cup-winning squad and was the nation’s main goalscorer for 47 years with 49 strikes earlier than being overtaken by Wayne Rooney in 2015.

Endrick added: “A man who’s an idol right here can be Bobby Charlton. Taking part in within the stadium that Bobby performed, scoring on the day Ronaldo debuted. These are essential recollections for me.”

Endrick will hope to make one other vital impression when Brazil tackle Spain on the Bernabeu, the house of future membership Madrid, on Tuesday.