Real Madrid footballer Vinicius Junior revealed on his social networks this Sunday that he was subjected to racist insults in the fall against Valencia and pointed to LaLiga for not taking action in this regard. Subsequently, President Javier Tebas responded to him.
“It was not the first time, nor the second, nor the third. Racism is normal in LaLiga. The competition believes it is normal, the federation too and the opponents encourage it. I am sorry. The championship which is a Once upon a time Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, Cristiano and Messi are today one of the racists”, the Brazilian star said on his Twitter account.
He then continued: “A beautiful nation, which welcomed me and my love, but which agreed to export to the world the image of a racist country. I am sorry for those Spaniards who disagree, but today, Brazil is known in Spain as a country of racists.
“And unfortunately, I have no defense for what happens every week. I agree. But I am strong and I will stand by racists at a distance. Even if it Away,” concluded the footballer, who was sent-off for a tackle on Hugo Duro at the end of the match against Valencia, which was delayed for eight minutes because of racist statements that were hurled against the stands. Brazil.
Noticing this, Tebas wasted no time and replied to the Real Madrid forward: “Since those people should not tell what @LaLiga is and what it can do in cases of racism, we tried to explain to you but you have not submitted by either of the two agreed dates you requested”.
“Before criticizing and insulting @LaLiga, you need to properly inform yourself @Vinijr. Don’t let yourselves be manipulated and make sure you understand each other’s strengths and the work that you do.” We’re doing it together,” he closed.
Carlo Ancelotti defends Vinicius Junior for racist insults
Various characters from the world of football expressed their solidarity with Vinicius. One of them was his coach, Carlo Ancelotti, who also acted as a witness to what happened at the Mestalla.
“The match should have been called off, you can’t play football like that,” said the Italian: “The stadium was shouting ‘monkey, monkey’ at him. He’s a kid, he likes to play football, he wanted to continue But in this the situation is very complicated. He tried to free himself from an attack and they expel him. I’m not angry, I’m sad”.
“There is a problem in the Spanish league, which is not Vinicius. What happened today is the second time it has happened, but it is not so. It is unacceptable. Vinicius is suffering. A very serious problem,” DT said.