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LaLiga denounces to the Spanish Football Federation the racism that occurred in the Madrid derby

The league has moved to Competition Committee of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and the Anti-Violence Commission for the insults that foll


has moved to Competition Committee of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and the Anti-Violence Commission for the insults that followers of the directed the madridista striker Junior before the derby on matchday six and during it, as well as .

The document that LaLiga sends weekly indicates, first of all, that when Real Madrid arrived at the Cívitas Metropolitano stadium, some 500 home fans who were in the player access area sang the chant “You are a monkey, Vinicius you are a monkey!” and highlights the subsequent denunciation of these events by Atlético de Madrid, with a statement two days later.

Between the 24 situations of the match denounced by LaLiga includes that twelve minutes before the start of the match, some 2,000 local fans sang the chant “Vinicius, die!”

The letter, which also alludes to the insults directed at the Real Madrid goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, recalls that in minute 17 a lighter and several empty bottles were thrown, without impacting any player, a situation that interrupted the game and made a public address call for the releases to stop. Also that new objects were thrown in the 61st minute towards the visiting goal, which Courtois himself picked up and handed over to the referee.

“Despite the number of intolerant chants previously indicated, with regard to those made by local fans, none of these chants was seconded by the rest of the fans present in the stadium, so almost all of them were made exclusively from the area described”, indicates LaLiga, which highlights the violence prevention measures adopted by Atlético de Madrid.

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