The president of the competition, Javier Tebas, and the Brazilian ambassador to Spain, Orlando Leite met this Friday after what happened with Vinicius last Sunday at Mestalla
- Soccer Thebes, “affected” after being accused of being a racist, apologizes to Vinicius: “I didn’t mean to accuse you”
- The league Orlando Leite, ambassador of Brazil: “Vinicius does not lower his head to insults”
The president of La Liga, Xavier Thebes, and the Brazilian ambassador in Spain, Orlando Leite Ribeiromet this Friday, at the LaLiga headquarters, after what happened last Sunday in Mestalla with Vinicius Junior. Both condemned “any racist manifestation” and showed their commitment to “continue fighting to continue fighting against this scourge that affects sport and compromises the image of Spain.”
In the statement issued they added that “there is no place in the contemporary world for racist acts like those that occurred on May 21 in Valencia”, against the Real Madrid footballer.
Lastly, both Tebas and Leite stressed the importance of “the competent institutions act to identify and punish offenders in an exemplary manner, sending a clear message that racist and xenophobic demonstrations will not be tolerated.”
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