Brazilian player tears up over racism in Spain

Brazil national soccer team striker Vinicius Junior, 24, broke down in tears during an official press conference a day before the team’s friendly against Spain on Saturday, saying, “I hate playing soccer more and more because of the racism that continues to happen.”

Vinicius joined Spain’s Real Madrid in 2018 and has been playing for the club ever since. Since then, he has suffered from racism from Spanish crowds. During an away game against Valencia in the 2022-2023 season, 바카라사이트 some fans made monkey noises and threw trash and other debris at him. Vinicius lost his temper and was sent off after a clash with Valencia players.

In September of last year,

Atletico Madrid fans chanted “Vinicius is a monkey” at him in unison. In January, a group of people hanged a doll with Vinicius’ name on it from a bridge in Madrid. Over the past year and a half, there have been more than a dozen racist incidents against Vinicius in Spain.

Vinicius will be wearing the colors of his native Brazil at the Santiago Bernau, home of Real Madrid. Both countries have adopted the anti-racism slogan “One Skin” for the trial.

“I’m sure Spain is not a racist country,” Vinicius said. 사설 토토사이트 But there are still a lot of racists, and they are in the stadium,” said Vinicius. “They don’t even know what racism is, so we have to change. I, a 23-year-old, have to teach Spaniards what racism is,” he said.

He added: “People of color should be able to live a normal life. “All I want is to continue playing soccer and for everyone to have a normal life,” he said, adding, “Then we can focus on soccer.

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