La Liga will demand more power to penalize clubs that have fans guilty of racial harassment after feeling “powerless” in the absence of current sanctions after recent sanctions Vinicius Jr. event.
Spanish league deadlocked racism then scandal real Madrid striker Vinicius allegedly exposed to racist chants During the game on Sunday Valencia and later claimed was an example “Continuous divisions spread over several cities in Spain”.
LaLiga according to country laws, currently only define and report eventsand punishment is rarely given.
Now he wants the legislation changed to impose penalties such as forcing games to be played behind closed doors or financial penalties.
The statement said, “LaLiga will seek more enforcement powers in an effort to be more agile and effective in the fight against violence, racism, xenophobia and intolerance in sport.
“Despite its intense and constant struggle against violence and racism (currently limited to detecting and reporting the facts that have occurred, according to Spanish legislation), LaLiga is greatly disappointed by the absence of sanctions and convictions. sports discipline organizations, public administrations and judicial bodies to which it is affiliated.
“Facing this serious situation, LaLiga will formally request amendments to Law No. 19/2007 of July 11 and Law No. 39/2022 of December 30 to Sport against violence, racism, xenophobia and intolerance in sports in the coming days.
“The intent of the proposal is to require LaLiga to exercise disciplinary authority over such incidents that occur in professional competition matches, so that LaLiga’s disciplinary bodies, inter alia, take temporary or precautionary measures as may be appropriate in the aggregate or according to the nature and severity of the incident. Partial closure of the gym, banning members/fans from entering and imposing financial penalties.
“As we have reiterated in recent days, LaLiga leads the fight against violence, racism and intolerance on football pitches both inside and outside the stadium, detecting and then reporting such behavior through match directors, security guards and television cameras. forward it to the relevant institutions.”
The day comes when four people are arrested in Spain. statue is suspected of hanging Vinicius over a bridge in January.
An inflatable doll wearing a Vinicius shirt was hung on the railing with a banner reading ‘Madrid hates Real Madrid’ before Real’s King’s Cup match against city rivals Atletico at the start of the year.
Spanish police confirmed the arrest of four suspects on Tuesday.
They tweeted: “4 people arrested for allegedly hanging a mannequin in a #Vinicius t-shirt on a bridge near Ciudad Deportiva del @realmadrid in #Madrid.”
The arrests follow the latest racism scandal plaguing Spanish football when Vinicius was targeted with racist chants during Sunday’s LaLiga match against Valencia.
The Brazilian international threatened to leave the field in the second half after being exposed to monkey chants at Mestalla.
real Madrid He said the abuse constitutes a “hate crime” and filed a complaint with the Spanish State Prosecutor’s Office.
Valencia on Tuesday confirmed that police had identified three fans suspected of racial abuse, but denied that their fanbase was racist.
In a statement from the club, “The match against Real Madrid was broadcast live and it is completely false that the whole stadium is making racist remarks.
“There has been a lot of confusion and misinformation lately. Valencia demands a responsible and serious approach to the issue.
“This is a very sensitive issue and everyone should stay realistic. We cannot accept that Valencia fans are labeled as racist. This is not true. We invite respect.
“Racism has no place in football or in our society. Valencia strongly condemns racism.”
Vinicius tweeted on Monday night: “Every round away from home is an unpleasant surprise. And there have been many this season. Death wishes, hanged dolls, many criminal cries… All recorded.
“But the conversation always falls on ‘individual cases’, ‘fans’. No, these are not isolated cases. These are continuous episodes (and even in a television show) spread over various cities in Spain.
“The proof is in the video. Now I ask: How many of these racists have their names and photos posted on their website? To make it easier, I answer: zero. No one to tell a sad story or make a fake public apology.
“What is missing to criminalize these people? And punishing clubs in a sporting way? Why don’t sponsors charge LaLiga? Don’t the televisions go to the trouble of broadcasting this atrocity every weekend?
“The problem is very serious and communication is no longer working. And don’t blame me for justifying criminal acts. You are not football, you are inhumane.”