Barcelona vice-president Rafa Yuste additionally apologised to Vinicius Jr.© AFP
Barcelona schoolmaster Xavi Hernandez stated he didn’t like a social media submit from a membership spokesman disregarding racist abuse of Actual Madrid winger Vinicius Teenager and calling him a “clown” forward of the Clasico on Saturday. The Brazilian ahead was once racially abused all through his workforce’s 1-1 draw on Saturday at Sevilla, with the Andalusian membership ejecting a fan from the stadium. “It’s not racism, (Vinicius) deserves a slap for being a clown,” wrote Barcelona administrators’ board spokesman Mikel Camps on X, previously Twitter, all through Madrid’s win over Braga on Tuesday.
“What do these unnecessary and meaningless stepovers represent in the centre of the pitch?”
Camps then deleted his submit however Spanish media say Actual Madrid president Florentino Perez won’t attend the Clasico on Saturday in Barcelona in protest.
Xavi, talking later his workforce’s 2-1 win over Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday, stated the remark added to the stress across the sport, which he didn’t approve of.
“I don’t have to say it, it’s been deleted, that says enough, that’s that,” stated Xavi.
“I don’t like anything that raises the tension, not (Madrid attempts) to condition the referees, nor this ‘tweet’. I like fair play, and mutual admiration.”
Barcelona vice-president Rafa Yuste apologised to Vinicius.
“If Vinicius is listening to me, this will not be repeated,” pledged Yuste on Movistar.
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