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Real Madrid goalkeeper Courtois: Vinicius Junior just like Hazard

Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has likened Vinicius Junior to former Chelsea teammate Eden Hazard.

The Brazilian teen struck in Sunday's victory over Alaves and was given a standing ovation by the home crowd when substituted.

Courtois stated: "At the same age, he is the player with the most self-confidence and impudence that I have seen since Hazard."

The Belgian also moved to clarify taunting remarks aimed at his former Atletico Madrid fans made over the weekend.

"The Dutch translation is a bit bad, it's a special match for me because I arrived there when I was 19 years old."

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