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/ 14 days ago

Vinicius to quit Real Madrid over racism? Ancelotti breaks silence

In his never-ending campaign to end racism in sports, Vinicius remains front and center in Spain's media. The talented winger, widely recognized as one of the best players in the world, sobbed uncontrollably at a news conference just before his match against Spain. He cited the constant racial abuse he endures as the reason. The […]


/ 18 days ago

Anti-racism campaigns prove ineffective after recent outbursts

Inter Milan star Francesco Acerbi has become the latest soccer player across Europe to be accused of racism. The defender allegedly hurled a racial slur towards Napoli center-back Juan Jesus during a game on March 17th. Jesus reported the supposed remarks to the match referee at the time. Nevertheless, Serie A officials announced on Tuesday […]


/ 20 days ago

Vinicius Jr moved to tears discussing racism in Spain

Brazil is playing Spain in a friendly in Madrid on Tuesday in a fixture that provides a homecoming for Brazilian sensation Vinicius Junior. However, that homecoming is not always a welcome one, as racism continues to plague Vinicius and soccer in general in Spain. The Brazilian has been the frequent victim of racist chants from […]


/ 29 days ago

Vinicius racial abuse: Madrid file hate crime report against fans

One Real Madrid player, Vinicius has, unfortunately, fallen victim to racist attacks in Spain once again. The unfortunate events developed on Wednesday before Atletico Madrid's Champions League match against Inter. Shocking footage of Atletico supporters hurling racial insults surfaced on social media leading up to the encounter. These insults included the word "chimpanzee" at Vinicius. […]


/ 82 days ago

Premier League hesitant to issue forfeits for racial abuse

Premier League officials have no plans to drastically change their current rules regarding racial abuse during matches. The news, reported by The Guardian, comes as separate incidents occurred during games involving Udinese and Sheffield Wednesday at the weekend. Select Udinese fans directed racial abuse towards AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan throughout the match. The star […]

AC Milan

/ 84 days ago

Bad episode of racism in Serie A: What happened to Maignan?

AC Milan stunned Udinese with a thrilling 3-2 comeback victory on Saturday in Serie A. Unfortunately, racial shouts allegedly aimed at Rossoneri goalie, Mike Maignan, overshadowed the otherwise stunning triumph for his side. Purportedly racist comments from Udinese supporters caused the France No. 1 to walk off the field. That caused this weekend’s Serie A […]


/ 168 days ago

La Liga to file complaint against Barca for racial abuse of Vinicius

La Liga is preparing to lodge a complaint against Barcelona for the alleged racist chants directed at Vinicius during the match against Real Madrid. This season's first El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid took place at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, a first-time honor for the temporary replacement of the Camp Nou. Barcelona quickly […]

Leagues: La Liga

/ 175 days ago

Vinicius applauds Sevilla for taking swift action against racist fan

Vinicius has unfortunately been the target of racist abuse at several La Liga stadiums during his time in Spain. Regrettably, another such incident occurred during a match between Real Madrid and Sevilla. Footage from the game showed a man and a young fan making racist monkey gestures towards him. This incident unfolded in the 85th […]

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 289 days ago

Christophe Galtier in police custody after racism probe

French authorities took Paris Saint-Germain head coach Christophe Galtier into police custody on Friday following discrimination and racism allegations. The allegations extend from the 56-year-old's managerial stint at Nice. He spent just one season with the Eaglets before moving to PSG in 2022. Police also detained Galtier's son. The allegations state Galtier made racist and […]

Leagues: LaLiga

/ 325 days ago

LaLiga president Tebas would support Vinicius if he walks off field

LaLiga president Javier Tebas continued to make bold claims as he deals with rampant racism in the Spanish top flight. Tebas and Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior battled on Twitter. That came after the Brazilian was on the receiving end of heavy racist abuse in Real Madrid's game against Valencia. Now, Tebas is stating that […]

Carlo Ancelotti

/ 327 days ago

LaLiga asks for more power to fight racism after latest incident

Police in Spain have revealed that seven people have been arrested in connection to racism toward Vinicius Junior in Real Madrid's LaLiga game at Valencia this past weekend. Fans in attendance at the Mestalla racially abused the Brazilian star on Sunday. During a 10-minute delay, the star tried to identify some of those hailing chants […]

Leagues: LaLiga

/ 328 days ago

LaLiga fails to fight racial abuse toward Vinicius once again

Real Madrid superstar Vinicius Junior was the subject of racial abuse in another LaLiga game. This is not the first time this has happened to the Brazilian this season. Moreover, it is becoming a horrifically regular occurrence in the Spanish top flight. In this most recent occurrence, Real Madrid lost to Valencia, but the main […]

Inter Milan

/ 356 days ago

Italian police ban 171 Juventus fans for racist abuse

A number of Juventus fans picked up bans and fines from Italian police stemming from racist abuse they hailed at Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku. The incidents occurred after Lukaku leveled a Coppa Italia semifinal game late in Turin. Juventus fans behind the goal where the Belgian scored laid into Lukaku. Inexplicably, Lukaku picked up […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 369 days ago

New York Red Bulls blasted for handling of alleged racial slur

New York Red Bulls player Dante Vanzeir and head coach Gerhard Struber are both under fire following a racial slur. During the club's matchup with the San Jose Earthquakes, Vanzeir allegedly used a racial slur towards striker Jeremy Ebobisse. Vanzeir, a Belgium international, essentially admitted to saying the slur by issuing an apology after the […]

Coppa Italia

/ 373 days ago

Juventus given one-match partial stadium ban for racial abuse

Juventus face a stadium ban for one match due to racial abuse by their fans. Yet, it is only for one section at Allianz Stadium. The incident in question occurred during the Old Lady's Coppa Italia matchup with rivals Inter Milan on Tuesday. A contingent of Juventus fans racially abused Belgian international Romelu Lukaku late […]