La Liga to investigate racist insults against the Real Madrid star in Barcelona. The Spanish league on Wednesday denounced racist insults by a Barcelona fan against Real Madrid midfielder Vinícius Júnior during the “clásico” at the Camp Nou Stadium on Sunday.
The league said it will take the case to Spanish authorities so they can pursue the necessary measures against the fan.
La Liga determined to investigate racism
There is a history of racism in Spanish football, riddled with racial slurs towards Black players. Sports commentators have suggested that La Liga does not do enough to stamp out the racism within Spanish football but La Liga determined to investigate racist insults
It did not say when the incident took place during the match won 2-1 by Real Madrid FC. No other details were immediately provided. The 21-year-old Brazil international started and played most of the game.
The league last year condemned racist insults by Espanyol fans against Athletic Bilbao forward Iñaki Williams.