Brazil denounces racism in the Sub 20 World Cup

Brazil denounces racism in the Sub 20 World Cup

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) announced this Wednesday that he denounced before the FIFA “racist acts” suffered by the defender Robert Renanafter the victory over Tunisia in the round of 16 of the U-20 World Cup held in Argentina.

Robert Renan He was sent off with a direct red card on the edge of halftime in the match against the African team, played at the stadium Diego Armando Maradona from the city of the silver and which ended with a 4-1 win for the Canarinha.

As he was leaving the field, the defender of the zenith He responded to the whistles of the fans, mostly Argentine, pointing to the shield on his shirt and making a five with his fingers, alluding to the World Cups who has the absolute of his country.

For the CBFRobert Renan he was provoked by the local fans and he responded sportingly”, but, “on social networks, he was the victim of several cases of racism”.

“The profiles” of said users have already been identified “by the CBF and will be sent to the local courts and the FIFA with a sanction request,” the entity said.

Brazilhistoric rival of the Albiceleste, has been playing in hostile territory since this game started Argentina World Cupin which local fans have been showing their support for the opposing team and have even whistled the neighboring country’s anthem.

The CBF recently launched a campaign with the slogan “with racism, there is no party” after all the international uproar that arose from the racist insults against Vinicius Junior, end of the real Madridin a match of the Spanish League played in mestallathe stadium of Valencia.

This episode caused a strong indignation in Brazilwhere protests in defense of the soccer player took place in front of the embassy of Spain in Brasilia and the Spanish consulates in sao paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and practically all of his cabinet strongly condemned those racist insults suffered by Vinicius and they requested urgent measures from the Spanish and sports authorities to put an end to this scourge.

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