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Thank you to La Liga and Real Madrid for helping with this historic conviction.”The Brazilian vowed to keep using his platform to fight racism. “The three defendants acknowledged their criminal liability and have released an apology letter addressed to our player Vinícius Jr., to Real Madrid C.F. and to everyone else who felt offended and degraded by their behavior,” Real Madrid said in a statement. “La Liga will identify them, report them and there will be criminal consequences for them.”Global soccer’s governing body FIFA also praised the news. “I am pleased to see the firm action and sentencing taken by the Spanish authorities in relation to the racist abuse directed at Vinícius Jr in a Spanish La Liga match in May 2023.
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CNN —Vinícius Jr., Real Madrid’s Brazilian forward, was subjected to racist chanting during his team’s defeat to Valencia at the Mestalla Stadium in Spain’s La Liga, according to club manager Carlo Ancelotti. Vinícius Jr. was sent off in the final minutes of the game for his involvement in an altercation with Valencia player Hugo Duro. ‘This isn’t football, this is @LaLiga’”The Real Madrid player then posted a longer statement on his Twitter. “Valencia CF wishes to publicly condemn any type of insult, attack or downgrading in football,” it reads. “Valencia CF can’t tolerate someone accusing our fans of being racist, we strongly reject Ancelotti’s comments,” the post said.
FC Barcelona soccer star Gerard Piqué announced his retirement on social media Thursday at the age of 35. The defender, who recently split with Colombian singer Shakira, has won the Champions League three times with FC Barcelona and the World Cup with Spain in 2010. Gerard Pique during a match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona, in Valencia, Spain, on Oct. 29, 2022. According to the club, Piqué joined FC Barcelona’s youth category at the age of 10. Gerard Piqué and Shakira in Barcelona, Spain, on May 30, 2015.
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