Valencia announced today thatthat will expel for life fans who made racist gestures against the Brazilian forward of Real Madrid Vinicius Jr..
OFFICIAL RELEASE | Valencia CF will ban fans from the stadium for life who made racist gestures at Vinícius Jr.
The Club strongly condemns this type of behaviour, which does not correspond to the values of Valencia CF and its fans.
– Valencia CF (@valenciacf) May 22, 2023
The club reported that the police have already identified one of the attendees at the Mestalla stadium, responsible for racist gestures and insults to the player, and that they are working to confirm “other possible implicates.”
“The Club strongly condemns this type of behavior, which has no place in football and does not correspond to the values of Valencia CF and its fans.”, affirmed the institution Che.
In this sense, the club will exclude that it use the “maximum severity” and will expel the fans involved “for life”.
Valencia He recalled that he already applied this sanction in 2019 when a fan made fascist gestures and greetings to the Arsenal audience in England as part of a Europa League match.
This Sunday the Brazilian star Vinicius Jr.. He asked the referee to stop the game due to the attacks received from the stands of the Mestalla stadium and, later, he received the red card after being involved in a brawl and hitting the local footballer Hugo Hard.