“Real Madrid condemns the events that occurred yesterday against our player Vinicius Junior and opposes them vigorously”, wrote the merengue club, which decided to file this complaint so that an “investigation is opened” into these insults which legally constitute , according to the club, a “hate crime”.

“In the first place, we must recognize that we have a problem of behavior, education, racism”, for his part declared the president of the Spanish federation (RFEF), Luis Rubiales, during a press conference convened at the headquarters of the RFEF, near Madrid. He said he gave his full support to the Brazilian striker.

“As long as there is an isolated supporter, an undesirable, or a group of supporters who insult someone for their sexual orientation, their skin color, we will have a serious problem, which taints an entire team, all the supporters, whole country,” he added.

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During the match between Real Madrid and Valencia CF counting for the 35th day of La Liga and lost 1-0 by the people of Madrid on Sunday, Vinicius was the victim of insults of all kinds, in particular racist, from a large part of the public at the Mestalla stadium.

The Movement against Intolerance (MCI) and the Association of Spanish Footballers (AFE), the main players’ union in Spain, also announced through a press release that they had filed a complaint.

“The two organizations are completely opposed to the unacceptable behavior of certain supporters, and believe that it is time to act now, and in a decisive manner, in the face of such serious facts which, alas, are not isolated”, have writes the AFE and the MCI in their joint press release.

Regarding racism, “there is no crest, opponents or clubs. It must be condemned as a whole. We must eradicate racism once and for all”, also reacted Monday in a press conference Xavi, the coach of FC Barcelona, ​​big rival club of Real Madrid.