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News

/ 46 days ago

Madrid on alert? Three European giants offer $216m for Vinicius

Real Madrid striker Vinicius has dominated headlines throughout the season. Unfortunately, many of these are for the wrong reasons. The Brazilian has become the vocal leader for combating racism in Spanish soccer. But last week, when he broke down in tears at a news appearance, it was clear how badly it was affecting him. Some […]

News

/ 55 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 […]

News

/ 66 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. […]

Kylian Mbappe

/ 116 days ago

Premier League alert as Vinicius may leave Real if Mbappe joins

The signing of Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe remains a goal for Real Madrid. The Frenchman executed a surprising about-face in 2022. He signed a three-year deal to remain at PSG, just as Los Blancos were on the verge of signing him. Things took another turn last summer when he informed the Parisians that he […]

Brazil

/ 203 days ago

Real Madrid sticks $1 billion release clause in Vinicius Jr contract

Real Madrid signed Vinicius Junior to a new contract extension that runs through the 2026/27 season. It is no surprise to see Real Madrid lock down one of its most important players. Vinicius scored the game-winning goal in the 2022 UEFA Champions League Final. The Brazilian winger finished second on the team in goals in […]

Barcelona

/ 205 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

/ 212 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 […]

Carlo Ancelotti

/ 248 days ago

Ancelotti's snide remark to Vinicius' omission from FIFA The Best

Carlo Ancelotti defended Vinicius Jr. as FIFA announced the names of the 12 players up for The Best award. There was controversy as the Brazilian was left absent. As its name implies, the trophy is presented to the season's top performer. As expected such names as Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, and Erling Haaland would feature […]

Brazil

/ 265 days ago

Brazil reveal Vinicius replacement in World Cup Qualifiers squad

Real Madrid star Vinicius got off to a great start of the season but then was dealt an early blow. After leaving last weekend’s 1-0 La Liga victory against Celta Vigo, the club announced in a statement that the Brazilian had injured the biceps femoris in his right leg. Therefore, he would be unable to […]

Anthony Martial

/ 267 days ago

Curious replacement for Vinicius injury emerges for Real Madrid

Real Madrid superstar Vinicius Junior is going to miss four weeks because of a hamstring injury. He joins a lengthy list of stars that are missing extended time for Los Blancos. Both Thibaut Courtois and Eder Militao are out for the season because of knee injuries. New signing Arda Guler is a name on the […]

Leagues: LaLiga

/ 362 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 […]

Leagues: La Liga

/ 554 days ago

Vinicius Jr and the Boy Who Cried Wolf

In the aftermath of Real Madrid’s high-tension victory over Cadiz last week, Vinicius Jr. tweeted out the message: “Thank God, another game without an injury” It was a statement that was part genuine relief given the state of injuries ahead of the World Cup 2022 tournament, and part some thinly-veiled criticism of the treatment he […]