Madrid (EFE).- This morning a doll has appeared hanging from a bridge on a Madrid highway with the shirt of the Real Madrid soccer player Vinicius and a banner on top that read “Madrid hates Real.” The incident occurred hours before the derby in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium.
Atlético de Madrid “condemns” the “resounding and unmitigated” fact of the “disgusting and inadmissible” act of the hanging doll and hopes that “the authorities will be able to clarify what happened and justice will help banish this type of behavior,” as it has expressed. in an official statement on its website.
In the same line, LaLiga has manifested itself, which has strongly condemned the acts of hate and intimidation against the Brazilian player and has announced that the organization will urge the investigation of the events by the state security forces and bodies.
Atlético “condemns” the “disgusting” fact of the hanging Vinicius doll
“Facts like this are absolutely disgusting and inadmissible and embarrass society. Our condemnation of any act that attacks the dignity of people or institutions is resounding and without palliatives, “said the club.
«The rivalry between both clubs is maximum, but respect too. No individual, whatever his intentions or his colors, can stain the coexistence between different hobbies. It is everyone’s responsibility to avoid it,” he added.
«We do not know the author or authors of this despicable act, but their anonymity does not avoid their responsibility. We hope that the authorities will be able to clarify what happened and that justice will help banish this type of behavior,” Atlético de Madrid remarked.
On a Madrid highway, according to a video broadcast this Thursday on social networks, a banner appears with the legend ‘Madrid hates Real’ and a doll with Vinicius’s Real Madrid shirt hanging from the bridge.
Already in the derby of the first round, played on September 18, on the outskirts of the Metropolitano stadium, more than a hundred rojiblancos ultras staged racist shouts against Vinicius.
This Thursday, Real Madrid and Atlético de Madrid will play their Copa del Rey quarterfinal match at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium.
LaLiga condemns the acts of hate against Vinicius and asks that they be investigated
«LaLiga strongly condemns the acts of hate and intimidation against Vinicius Jr. Intolerance and violence have no place in our sport. From LaLiga, as on previous occasions, the investigation of the facts will be urged by the state security forces and bodies, in search of the conviction of those responsible and requesting the most severe criminal sanctions, “the organization has assured.