The Spanish league filed another complaint with the authorities on Thursday after racial insults were directed at the Real Madrid striker. junior vinicius.
It was the seventh official complaint made by the league for insults against the Brazilian striker. The latest complaint came after Madrid’s 0-0 draw against Real Betis on Sunday.
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The complaint was filed before a court in Seville to try to identify the person and take the appropriate legal measures against the individual.
Vinicius has been the target of racist insults on several occasions since joining Madrid in 2018, while some of the league’s complaints have already been shelved by the Spanish prosecutor’s office.
Last month, Spain’s anti-violence commission proposed a 4,000-euro ($4,200) fine and a 12-month stadium ban for a fan who hurled racist insults at Vinicius during a La Liga match against Mallorca.
Valladolid recently suspended 12 subscribers while investigating their alleged verbal abuse of Vinicius.
The first trial against a fan who racially insulted a player in Spain is expected to start this year following comments by an Espanyol supporter against Athletic Bilbao striker Iñaki Williams in January 2020.
Authorities have yet to find those responsible for hanging an effigy of Vinicius from a bridge in Madrid ahead of the derby against Atlético Madrid last month.
LaLiga has increased the number of observers in the matches to try to identify the authors of insults to the players, especially when Vinicius plays.
In order to expedite the identification process, the league has set up a reporting channel through its website for fans who may have images or any information about the perpetrators.
Betis striker aitor ruibal He said after Sunday’s game against Madrid that “it was normal” for fans to insult Vinicius and for rival players to try to foul him hard for his way of playing. The Betis player received a lot of criticism for his comments and later said that his comments were taken out of context.