Atletico Madrid condemn ‘unacceptable’ chants towards Vinicius Jr

Atletico Madrid have condemned “unacceptable” chants by a “minority” of fans towards Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior outside their stadium before Sunday’s La Liga derby. Some fans sang racist songs when entering Wanda Metropolitano before Real’s 2-1 win. Atletico say they will co-operate in an investigation by the authorities. “These chants provoke enormous repulsion and indignation,” an Atletico Madrid statement read. “We will…

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La Liga condemns abuse of Vinicius Jr

La Liga has condemned “hate speech” and says it will work with authorities after reports of racist chanting towards Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior. Real won at Atletico Madrid on Sunday and some opposing fans allegedly sang racist songs when entering the ground. It comes after Vinicius, 22, said “the happiness of a black Brazilian in Europe” was behind recent criticism. “We denounce all incidents inside and…

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