After Atlético-Real, the investigation is finally open

Last Sunday, the Madrid derby was the scene of racist chants against Vinicius Junior. The case that affects the Brazilian from Real Madrid has already entered the media and political life of Spain. We are now entering the judicial section.

Against his will, Vinicius Jr caused a stir in Spanish football and even in Iberian society as a whole. For ten days, the Brazilian winger of Real Madrid has been the target of racist insults. It all started with the words of agent Pedro Bravo on the famous show El Chiringuito de Jugones, who asked the player to stop.” play monkey in their goal celebrations. Words that negatively inspired the followers of Atlético de Madrid when their club received the neighboring merengue last weekend. Before kick-off, insulting and discriminatory songs had multiplied, all filmed and posted on the Internet.

Justice tries to identify the singers of Atlético

You are a monkey, Vinicius, you are a monkey “, they had remarkably chanted before throwing projectiles at the player and his compatriot Rodrygo during the match. Events that angered the President of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sánchez. ” I expected a strong message from the clubs against this type of behavior (…) I think it is important that football clubs take this type of behavior seriously and react “Said the head of government, also a great supporter of the mattresses. The club has also condemned the events and justice is going to get involved.

An investigation was opened following a complaint filed by an anti-racism association. The charges refer to the chants heard in the stadium and outside the venue on the day of the derby. Police are now responsible for reviewing video recordings of “ identify people who have used racist insults and, where appropriate, check whether these people have any links with violent groups or movements with extremist ideology “, according to the press release published by the Madrid Prosecutor’s Office. The investigation will also determine if other reprehensible acts were committed against Vinicius during the evening of September 18. This case is perhaps too much in a country regularly plagued by these problems in its various national championships.

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