Valencia penalized by Spanish federation, Vinicius’ punishment determined
The Spanish Football Federation has announced the imposition of official sanctions against the Valencia club after the “crisis of racism” against Real Madrid star Brazilian Vinicius Junior.
Vinicius Junior was subjected to racist chants in Real Madrid vs. Valencia in the Spanish League last Sunday by Valencia fans who chanted at the Brazilian player, criticizing the color of his skin, prompting the player to become angry, which later led to he got a red card.
And the federation issued an official statement punishing Valencia by partially closing the Mestalla stadium for a period of five matches, in particular the Mario Campos stadium, where the incident occurred.
The federation also fined Valencia €45,000 in fines for racist chants.
The Spanish Federation said in an official statement that the decision could be appealed within 10 working days.
In a relevant context, a statement from the Spanish Federation confirmed the cancellation of the penalty for sending off Vinicius.
She explained that the player will be able to perform in front of Rayo Vallecano without a crisis.
In the past two days, the duo Vinicius and Javier Tebas, president of the Spanish League, have been at odds and rivalries after a Brazilian player accused the league and Spain of racism.
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