Ronaldo Vieira comments on Instagram after taste of defeat with Leeds under-21 side

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Superbly named Leeds United youngster featured for the club's under-21 side on Monday.

 

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Leeds United teenager Ronaldo Vieira was handed a chance for the under-21 side on Monday in their match against Crewe.

He started the game, alongside under-21 regulars Tyler Denton and Lewie Coyle, although there was no Lee Erwin, Souleymane Doukara or Casper Sloth.

Leeds lost the game 2-0, and Ronaldo Vieira posted on his Instagram page after the match.

He wrote: "Not the result we wanted but just got to get on with it."

His words show his determination to improve, far from being simply happy to play at under-21 level, he wanted to win - an essential attitude if he is to progress to the first team.

The Portuguese teenager turned 17 earlier this year, and featured in a friendly for the first team against Tadcaster Albion in the pre-season, before signing professional terms with the club in September, agreeing a two year contract.

His icon-laden name means he will be a standout player on any teamsheet, and there is a whole lot of work to do if he is to become a great, but his early involvement with the under-21 side is an encouraging sign.

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