Vinicius Junior Shines, Real Madrid Outclass Barcelona, Lifts Spanish Super Cup

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Vinicius Junior’s first-half hatrrick was instrumental as Real Madrid romped to a 4-1 victory over 10-man Barcelona in the final of the Spanish Super Cup in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Sunday night.

Real Madrid were effective on the wings as they made the width provided by Junior and Rodrygo Goes count to stretch the Blaugrana who played an unusual high line.

Madrid scored twice within the first 10 minutes of the game but Robert Lewandowski reduced the deficit just before the break.

Ronaldo Araujo brought down the nimble-footed Vinicius Junior and the referee made no hesitation in handing Carlo Ancelotti’s side a penalty.

Rodrygo them put the icing on the cake on the second half with a fantastic finish to ensure thataddod wins the contest in the one-sided ‘El Classico‘ away from Spain.

Araujo saw a second yellow card for a foul and was duly sent off.

Carlo Ancelotti’s side are seven points above Barcelona in the La Liga table after Girona were held to a draw by Almeria on Sunday evening.

Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.

In October 2004, Okosi joined Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports newspaper and Complete Football magazine as a reporter and later script writer for the Complete Sports studio.

He worked there for 13 years until October 2017.

Okosi also worked various times as Correspondent, Content creator and Editor at Sports Market International Magazine, Opera News, All Nigeria Soccer Media and Iconic Media Watch.

He also undertook freelance writing gigs for some local and international organizations.

Okosi is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Association of Voiceover Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

He has been part of cast in some Nollywood movies and radio dramas including Blood Money 2, Scores To Settle, Dead End 2, Another Campus Tale and Battle Line.

Aside mainstream media and the entertainment industry, he has interests in scouting/unearthing of talents in the sports and creative sectors, exports business and property development.

Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.

In October 2004, Okosi joined Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports newspaper and Complete Football magazine as a reporter and later script writer for the Complete Sports studio.

He worked there for 13 years until October 2017.

Okosi also worked various times as Correspondent, Content creator and Editor at Sports Market International Magazine, Opera News, All Nigeria Soccer Media and Iconic Media Watch.

He also undertook freelance writing gigs for some local and international organizations.

Okosi is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Association of Voiceover Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

He has been part of cast in some Nollywood movies and radio dramas including Blood Money 2, Scores To Settle, Dead End 2, Another Campus Tale and Battle Line.

Aside mainstream media and the entertainment industry, he has interests in scouting/unearthing of talents in the sports and creative sectors, exports business and property development.

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