3 fans accused of racist insult to Vinicius in Valencia match released – Last Minute Sports News


The incident, which marked the 35th week of Spanish football, was experienced in the second half of the Valencia-Real Madrid match when Real Madrid’s Brazilian football player Vinicius stopped the game on the grounds that a fan from the Valencia stands insulted him racially.

After this attempt of Vinicius, who went to the stands and pointed at a fan, referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea, the coaches of both teams and the players were also involved in the incident, then the police officers went to the stands and emptied the section where the supporter was.
After stopping for about 10 minutes and making an announcement in the stadium against racism in football, the game started again.

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Vinicius is 90+7 of the match. He was shown a red card for a move he made to his opponent.

The racism incident was condemned by many sports clubs, especially Valencia and Real Madrid, by senior football executives such as FIFA President Gianni Infantino, and by many politicians, including Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.

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Upon the application of Real Madrid, the prosecutor’s office launched an investigation into the incident as part of a hate crime.

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