Racism scandal in La Liga

Vinicius Jr., who was exposed to racism in the fight against Valencia and Real Madrid in the Spanish La Liga, reacted after the match.

In the 35th week of La Liga, Real Madrid lost 1-0 to Valencia on the road, while a racism scandal occurred.

Diego Lopez scored the winning goal for the hosts Valencia in the 33rd minute.

Valencia, which increased its score to 40, moved up to 13th place.

Real Madrid with 71 points, which lost their 8th league this season, fell to third place.

Game stopped after racism controversy

Real Madrid’s Brazilian football player Vinicius Junior stopped the game in the 71st minute on the grounds that a fan from the Valencia stands insulted him racially.

While the players and technical committees of both teams were involved in the incident, it was seen that the police went to the stands and looked for the supporter in question.

While the game was stopped for about 10 minutes, an announcement was made in the stadium against racism in football.

Racism again after seeing red

90+7. Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior, who received a red card in the second minute, said, “The reward won by the racists was my expulsion from the match. This is not Football, this is LaLiga.” made the statement.

At the same time, after the player was shown a red card, vinicius was cheered from the stands for “mono”, meaning the same as monkey.

After these cheers, the star football player could not hold back his tears.

Ancelotti also lashed out

Carlo Ancelotti after the match; “I want to say a few words about what happened here. I think there are more important things than our defeat today. None of this should have happened. Something is wrong in this league.” said.

Investigation started

La Liga management announced that an investigation has been launched on the subject. It was stated that the actor had complained about racism 9 times before.

At the same time, it was stated that all images in the stadium were requested for review.

Ece Nagihan

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