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UNHCHR joins condemnation of racist chants against Vinicius Jr

Thursday, May 25th 2023 - 09:07 UTC
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The United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights Völker Türk Wednesday joined the list of those condemning Real Madrid Brazilian striker Vinicius Jr being called “a monkey” during a Spanish First Division clash with Valencia last weekend. Read full article


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  • Tænk


    Where on Earth did them Dagos get *Such Manners...?

    * (”It seemed a pity so much Argentinian talent is wasted. Our best football will come against the right type of opposition - a team who come to play football, and not act as animals.
    Sir Alf Ramsey; 1966)

    May 25th, 2023 - 09:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • FortHay

    Unfortunately, football, especially in Europe, has a long history of abusive fans. They may be a minority, but they ruin the sport for everyone. This will only be brought under control if FIFA and the associated national leaderships take forceful action to quell this sort of activity. In the past, hooligan activity has resulted in both selective and total fan exclusion at some matches. Having said that, it is also incumbent on the majority of fans to resist and denounce this sort of behavior.

    May 25th, 2023 - 10:30 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    There was strong pressure from the Brazilian government for Spain to take action against racist manifestations. Perhaps, this has helped “La Liga” to recant. I heard that Santander cut the sponsorship too.

    May 25th, 2023 - 10:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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