|Full name||Vinícius Vasconcelos Araújo|
|Date of birth||22 February 1993|
|Place of birth||João Monlevade, Brazil|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Vasco da Gama|
|2014||→ Standard Liège (loan)||10||(0)|
|2015–2016||→ Cruzeiro (loan)||12||(2)|
|2016||→ Sport (loan)||16||(2)|
|2017||→ Huesca (loan)||22||(4)|
|2018–||Vasco da Gama||0||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 August 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2014
Eight days later, Araújo scored his first professional goals, in a 3–0 home win over Náutico. He finished the campaign with 21 appearances and eight goals (16 in the league, 1118 minutes overall), as the Raposa was crowned champions.
On 31 January 2014 La Liga side Valencia CF bought a half of Vinícius Araújo's rights, for €3.5 million. His debut in La Liga came on 2 March 2014, as he replaced Portu in the 70th minute of a 0–1 away loss to Rayo Vallecano.
After being rarely used in Cruzeiro, Araújo joined Sport also in a temporary deal. Returning to the Che in January 2017, he scored in a Copa del Rey 2–1 loss against Celta de Vigo on the 12th before being loaned out to SD Huesca six days later.
On 1 September 2017, Araújo terminated his contract with the Che.
Vasco da Gama
In 3 August 2018 Vinicius was announced for Vasco da Gama.
Vinícius Araújo was called up for Brazil U20's in May 2013. The following month he was the topscorer of the 2013 Toulon Tournament, and scored Brazil's only goal in the 2013 Valais Youth Cup final against Ghana.
- As of 8 October 2014
|Standard Liège (loan)||2014–15||2||0||0||0||0||0||2||1||0||0||0||0||4||1||0|
- Brazil U20
- Em dia histórico para Fábio, Cruzeiro e Portuguesa só empatam no Canindé (In a historical day for Fábio, Cruzeiro and Portuguesa only draw in Canindé); UOL Esporte, 6 July 2013 (in Portuguese)
- Cruzeiro 3 x 0 Náutico - Foi fácil, só deu Vinícius Araújo no Mineirão Cruzeiro 3–0 Náutico — It was easy, it was just Vinícius Araújo in Mineirão); Futebol Interior, 14 July 2013 (in Portuguese)
- El Valencia ficha a Vinicius Araujo (Valencia signs Vinicius Araujo); Marca, 31 January 2014 (in Spanish)
- "Larrivey fulmina el efecto Pizzi" [Larrivey obliterates Pizzi effect] (in Spanish). Marca. 2 March 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
- "Comunicado Oficial – Vinícius Araújo" [Official statement – Vinícius Araújo] (in Spanish). Valencia's official website. 25 August 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
- "Comunicado Oficial – Vinícius Araújo" [Official statement – Vinícius Araújo] (in Spanish). Valencia's official website. 25 June 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
- "Sport oficializa contratação de Vinícius Araújo, que já pode jogar o clássico" [Sport turn official the signing of Vinícius Araújo, who can already play in derby] (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 4 March 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
- "Vinícius Araújo se incorpora a la SD Huesca" [Vinícius Araújo joins SD Huesca] (in Spanish). SD Huesca. 18 January 2017. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
- "Official Statement | Vinícius Araújo". Valencia CF. 1 September 2017. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
- "Acuerdo para el fichaje en propiedad del futbolista Vinícius Araújo" [Agreement for the signing of footballer Vinícius Araújo] (in Spanish). Real Zaragoza. 1 September 2017. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
- Feliz com convocação, Vinícius Araújo revela: ‘achei que era brincadeira’ (Happy with call-up, Vinícius Araújo reveals: ‘I thought it was a joke’); Globo Esporte, 4 May 2013 (in Portuguese)
- Vinícius Araújo at ESPN FC