‘Monkey’, ‘Die’, ‘Chalke’… Vinicius: ‘Spain is a racist country’

Real Madrid striker Vinicius Junior has strongly criticized the rampant racism in Spain.

Vinicius was sent off just before the end of the second half in an away game against Valencia in the 35th round of the Spanish Primera Liga in the 2022-23 season held at Mestaya, Valencia on the 22nd (Korean time). The scene where he hit the opponent’s face was confirmed by video review (VAR) and received a red card.안전놀이터

Even though Vinicius exerts physical force on his opponent, he is rather defended. On this day, Vinicius suffered not only from Valencia players but also from his opposing fans. Valencia fans, who had been shouting racist slogans against Vinicius before the game, became rough and eventually collided. Players from both teams clashed in the overheated atmosphere, and Vinicius was strangled by Giorgi Mamardashvili and Hugo Duro.

Angry Vinicius left the pitch and raised two fingers in a gesture wishing that Valencia, who had been sluggish this season, would go down to the second division. Then, on his social network service (SNS), “This is not the first time this has happened. It is not the second, nor the third. I think racism in La Liga is common and normal. Rather, it is encouraged.” “Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, Cristiano This place where Ronaldo and Lionel Messi played now belongs to racists.”

▲ The match between Real Madrid and Valencia heats up as Vinicius suffers racial discrimination.

As Vinicius said, the issue of racism is not new. In particular, this season, Vinicius had to be seriously attacked in every away game. “I’m sorry to the Spaniards, but in my country, Brazil, Spain is perceived as a racist country,” he said. would” and did not back down.

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti also urged change, saying, “Vinicius is a victim. La Liga has a big problem with racism. We must not allow Vinicius to hear the sound of a monkey.”

The La Liga Secretariat said, “We are investigating the matter and will take appropriate action if racial discrimination issues are discovered.” The Spanish Football Federation also predicted strong punishment, saying, “We must eradicate the discrimination Vinicius received. We demand the immediate eradication of this unfortunate incident and will not delay this in terms of sports rules and sanctions.”

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