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Mallorca captain tries to make Vinicius Junior kiss symbol during game

This SundayReal Madrid lost to Mallorca, 1-0, in the Spanish Championship, in the last match before playing in the FIFA Club World Cup. The match marked the reunion of Vinicius Junior with the defender and captain of the Majorca team, Antonio Raíllo. The defender even tried to make the Brazilian kiss his team’s shield in a bid in the second half, as a form of provocation.

The situation happened ten minutes into the second half. After missing the merengue striker – one of ten that the number 20 suffered in the confrontation -, Raíllo took the Mallorca symbol on his shirt and stretched towards Vini Jr., who deflected and said something to the opponent.

The movement of the 31-year-old defender occurred in response to an attitude by the Brazilian himself on his way out to the locker room after the end of the first half. With Real Madrid already behind on the scoreboard – Nacho scored against in the 13th minute -, Vinicius left the pitch, hostile to the Mallorca fans, the host of the game, and reacted by showing the merengue club’s crest to the stands, before leaving the pitch .

The specific moment of provocation between Antonio Raíllo and the striker of the Brazilian National Team was not observed by the referee. However, both were yellowish from the match. Worse for Vini Jr., who was disgusted by the amount of fouls he suffered, received the fifth yellow and, therefore, is suspended for the next round.

Defender has already attacked Vinicius Junior other times

This was not the first time that the Mallorca captain has attacked the Brazilian player. Even before this morning’s departure, Raíllo, in an interview with DAZN during the week, who does not consider Vinicius Junior an example to be followed by children and cited other players from the merengue team as better mirrors for his children.

In addition, on another occasion, last year, he stated that Real Madrid’s number 20 uses racism as a “joker” when he is called “provocative”.

Ancelotti defends the Brazilian

The coach of the current champions of the Champions League of Europe, Carlo Ancelotti, came out in defense of his striker. Before the game against Mallorca, the Italian said that his four grandchildren are fans of Vini Jr. and who wear no shirt other than his.

In addition, in the press conference after this Sunday’s confrontation, the commander declared that the Brazilian is not to blame for everything that is happening and said that Vinicius just wants to “play football”.

Source: Gazetaesportiva


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