The Anti-Violence Commission, which held an extraordinary meeting this Monday morning, has decided to an investigation into the threat to Vinicius in the run-up to the Cup derby between Real Madrid and Atlético. In the vicinity of the Real Madrid sports complex, a banner appeared with the phrase “Madrid hates Real” and a doll hanging by the neck wearing the Brazilian player’s shirt, that moved Antiviolencia to call a meeting given the seriousness of the events and the growing number of cases with attitudes of hatred and racism. The Prosecutor’s Office, Police, Civil Guard, Ministry of the Interior, CSD, LaLiga and the RFEF were present. “At the meeting they discussed the despicable violent episodes that continue to take place in the sports and social environment, and that Antiviolencia strongly condemns”. In a statement after the meeting, the Anti-Violence Commission highlighted that “work is being done, among other lines of investigation, on the display of traffic surveillance cameras in the area, as well as the images published on social networks to raise the corresponding Penalty proposals for the perpetrators of these despicable acts of a racist, xenophobic or intolerant nature”.
This body has shown its concern about the significant increase in racist acts and hate crimes. The seriousness of these behaviors transcends the administrative sphere to the criminal sphere and therefore requires forceful action for its prevention and punishment”, they point out. And they add: “Both the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and the Professional Football League (LFP) have reiterated their strong condemnation of this sad episode and have shown their determination to collaborate with the Commission to achieve the identification of the perpetrators.” .
In this context, Antiviolencia has resolved to raise a Sanction proposal for ten Valladolid fans who uttered racist shouts against Vinicius in the match against Real Madrid on December 30. Likewise, the Commission also values the collaboration of the blanquivioleta club to identify the fans. “In the same way, in relation to the insults hurled at this same player by local fans in the League match between Real Valladolid and Real Madrid, on December 30, the Commission has started processing proposals for sanction for more than a dozen fans, whose identification has been possible thanks to the effective collaboration of the Real Valladolid club. The State Security Forces and Bodies continue to analyze the available images to gather more evidence and propose sanctions, which due to their seriousness, are associated with fines of 4,000 euros and the prohibition of access to sports venues for a period of one year for each one of those identified.
LaLiga denounces insults to Vinicius in San Mamés
LaLiga has made public the complaints made during matchday 18 of Primera. Among them, the insults that the Brazilian soccer player and Real Madrid itself received in San Mamés stand out. In total, he has reported ten incidents. In San Mamés, “Vinicius, subnormal” and “fool from Spain, Vinicius, fool from Spain” were repeatedly chanted. In addition, the employer denounced insults to Betis at the RCD Stadium.