Demonstrations in support of player Vinícius Júnior continue to take place around the world. This Tuesday afternoon, a group of people protested in front of the Spanish Consulate, in São Paulo, in repudiation of the racist attacks suffered by the Brazilian player.
Among the demonstrators were members of the black movement, which defends racial equality in society. “Enough of racism. The black movement here in São Paulo will be present once again, showing solidarity with Vinícius. He is not alone”, wrote the representative of the Unified Black Movement (MNU), Luka Franca.
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Vinícius Júnior was the victim of racist insults last Sunday, in the 1-0 defeat of Real Madrid to Valencia, for the 35th round of the spanish league. At 25 minutes of the final stage, fans present at the Mestalla chanted racist chants directed at the striker.
The player identified one of the fans who offended him and had to be held by his teammates. In addition, Vini Jr. It was expelled. The Real Madrid striker was involved in a fight with players from the rival team.
In addition to the protest in front of the Spanish Consulate this Tuesday, other personalities and institutions supported the 22-year-old player. The lighting of Christ the Redeemer, a tourist attraction in Rio de Janeiro, was turned off on Monday night to honor Vinícius Júnior.
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