Last Tuesday another unfortunate event of racism in football occurred, this time in the match between Juventus and Inter de Milanwhere some fans of the Turin team launched racist insults towards the Inter striker Romelu Lukaku.
This episode once again created a wave of controversy and one of the players who came out to show solidarity with the Belgian forward was Vinícius Jr. who, through his Twitter account, published a message of support for Lukaku with the text “we are together, brother”.
The Brazilian attacker has been one of the most exposed to racist chants and insults in The Spanish Leaguein which every time he plays outside the Santiago Bernabeu He is a victim of the situation by rival fans, he has even already been denounced before the Spanish justice.
On the other hand the Italian team He also showed his support for the player 29 years old and who has been at the club for three seasons, being key in obtaining the league title in the 2020-2021 campaign, in which he scored 24 goals.
“We are brothers and sisters of the world. This has been our history since March 9, 1908. We want to firmly reiterate that we are united against racism and all forms of discrimination”reads the statement from the Negriazul club.
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