‘I did not want to attack Vinicius’


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LaLiga president, Javier Tebas, has apologised for the comments he made after Real Madrid winger Vinicius Jr was racially abused by Valencia supporters last week.

After the incident, Tebas accused Vincius Jr of not appearing at meetings with the league regarding his complaints.

In addition, he said: ‘It is necessary that you inform yourself. Do not let yourself be manipulated’.

Vinicius Jr was angry with Tebas’ comments and wrote: ‘Once again, instead of criticising racists, the president of LaLiga appears on social media to attack me.

‘As much as you talk and pretend not to read, the image of your championship is shaken. Omitting yourself only makes you equal to racists. I want actions and punishments.’


Tebas told ESPN Brasil: ‘I did not want to attack Vinicius, but if most people understood it that way, I need to apologise. It was not my intention I expressed myself badly, at a bad time.’

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Source: Linda Ikeji