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Real Madrid lodge hate crime complaint to Spanish prosecutors after racist abuse of Vinicius Junior
Posted by  badge Boss on May 22, 2023 - 07:11PM
Vinicius Junior says Spain ‘belongs to racists’ after he was once again targeted (Picture: Getty)

have lodged a hate crime complaint to Spanish prosecutors after their player Vinicius Junior was subjected to more racist abuse.

The Brazil and Real Madrid winger after he was once again subjected to vile chants during a La Liga match against  on Sunday night.

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti was unwilling to talk about the game afterwards and focused his attention on highlighting the abuse aimed at Vinicus.

The club have now gone one step further and have filed a hate crime complaint with the Spanish Prosecutor’s Office against crimes of hatred and discrimination.

‘Real Madrid C. F. strongly condemns the events that took place yesterday against our player Vinícius Junior,’ the club said in a statement.

‘These events represent a direct attack on the social and democratic model of coexistence of our State based on the rule of law.

‘Real Madrid believes that such attacks also constitute a hate crime, and has therefore filed the corresponding report with the Attorney General’s Office, specifically with the Prosecutor’s Office against crimes of hatred and discrimination, in order for the facts to be investigated and for those responsible to be held accountable.

‘Article 124 of the Spanish Constitution stipulates that the role of the Public Prosecutor’s Office is to promote the pursuit of justice in defense of legality and the rights of citizens and the public interest.

‘Given the seriousness of the events that took place, Real Madrid has appealed to the Attorney General’s Office, without prejudice to its standing as a private prosecutor in any proceedings that may be initiated.’



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