One more time Racism is once again the hero of the football field. This time it was at the Valencia CF field, where many fans launched racist yelling The incident against Brazilian player Vinicius Junior has started going around the world and has reached the G7 summit, where Brazilian President Lula da Silva was supposed to speak at a press conference. He has sent all his encouragement to the player and asked football leagues to take serious action against racism.
Lula da Silva: “I hope FIFA and other bodies will take action”
The complaint from the Brazilian top manager is twofold. He spoke at the G7 summit press conference and afterward in a tweet that he posted from his personal Twitter account.
“I would like to make a gesture of solidarity with @vinijr, a young man who is undoubtedly the best player in Real Madrid, and who is repeatedly the victim of abuse. I hope that FIFA and other institutions will stop racism from dominating football Will take measures to prevent that from happening,” Brazil’s president said on the social network Twitter.
He also wanted to showcase it at the G7 summit, where top leaders of many countries of the world meet. “It is important that FIFA, the Spanish league and the leagues of other countries take the strongest possible action because We cannot allow fascism and racism to be a part of football stadium life“, claimed Brazil’s president, who calls on the league’s managers to responsibilities.
Vinicius charges against Javier Tebas
The Brazilian player for Real Madrid is not deterred by the situation he experienced in Valencia. From his personal Twitter account, he “hook” With Javier Tebas, the president of La Liga. The current president published a tweet making clear reference to Vinicius, asking him to do the same “It is essential that you inform yourself adequately”, The player’s response was candid, and he accused Javier Tebas: “Once again, instead of criticizing the racists, the president of La Liga appears on social networks to attack me. No matter how much you talk and Don’t pretend to read, the image of your championship trembles. Look at the responses to your post and be amazed…deleting yourself equates you to racists. I’m not your friend to talk about racism. I want action and punishment. The hashtag doesn’t move me.”
Valencia CF have found two fans suspected of launching racist insults after going over images from security cameras and have confirmed their intention to go “to the end” against the two fans.