The 20-player shortlist for the Golden Boy award was revealed on Tuesday, with the likes of Ansu Fati and Phil Foden included.
After scoring on his Real Madrid debut, Rodrygo Goes had no interest in comparisons to Ronaldo.
Goals from Rodrygo Goes and Vinicius Junior pleased Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane.
Lucas Vazquez believes Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo Goes can be leading lights for Real Madrid after their goals against Osasuna.
Real Madrid welcome Levante to the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday and could unleash Eden Hazard for the first time from the bench.
Zinedine Zidane regards Gareth Bale as a "great player" but disagrees with the characterisation of him shouldering an unfair level of blame.
Vinicius Junior had been in line for a Brazil debut against Colombia, but Tite decided taking Neymar off would have been counterproductive.
Neymar is in line to make his return from injury on Friday and Brazil boss Tite has talked up the forward's importance to the national side.
Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior hopes to have a long career with the LaLiga giants.
The Neymar transfer saga looks set to go to the wire. We look at the various players reportedly suggested as potential makeweights.