Foot – ESP – Racism

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "After the meeting against Espanyol in Barcelona ( 1-1), the Bilbao striker explained that he heard racist cries from local supporters, which the referee was told during the game. Athletic Bilbao player Inaki Williams said he was the victim racist screams on Saturday during the trip to Espanyol Barcelona (1-1) for the 21st day of Liga, an incident that reacted to the president of the Spanish government. "& Nbsp; I am going a little sad, for the draw but especially because I was the victim of racist cries. This is something that a black player or player of any origin does not want to hear. It doesn't have to be at all & nbsp; ”, said Inaki Williams (25) at the club microphone after the match. "data-reactid =" 18 "> After the match against Espanyol in Barcelona (1-1), the Bilbao striker said he heard racist cries from local supporters, which the referee was informed during the game. Athletic Bilbao player Inaki Williams said he was the victim of racist cries on Saturday while traveling to Espanyol Barcelona (1 -1) for the 21st day of Liga, an incident which made react until the president of the Spanish government. "I'm going a little sad, for the draw but especially because I was the victim of racist screams. This is something that a black player or player of any origin does not want to hear. It doesn't have to be at all "said Inaki Williams (25) at the club microphone after the match.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Based on images provided by Movistar La Liga, which was broadcasting the game, Williams was taken to task by individuals when they left the field near the corner post in the 70th minute of the match. These individuals imitated monkey cries towards the attacker, who responded with "& Nbsp; son of p … & nbsp;" before returning to his bench. Pedro Sanchez, President of the Spanish government "& nbsp; We cannot continue to tolerate this kind of racist behavior & nbsp;" “& Nbsp; We cannot continue to tolerate this kind of racist behavior. Football and sport also have an educational role, and we must teach tolerance and respect & nbsp; ", the president of the Spanish government Pedro Sanchez reacted on social networks, Saturday evening. "data-reactid =" 20 "> According to the images provided by the chain Movistar La Liga, which broadcast the match, Williams was taken to part by individuals when he left the field, near the corner post, in the 70th minute of the match. These individuals imitated monkey cries in the direction of the attacker, who responded with "Son of p …" before returning to his bench. Pedro Sanchez, President of the Spanish government "We cannot continue to tolerate this kind of racist behavior" “We cannot continue to tolerate this kind of racist behavior. Football, sport, also have an educational role, and we must teach tolerance and respect ”, reacted the president of the Spanish government Pedro Sanchez on the social networks, Saturday evening.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Athletic Bilbao has brought "& Nbsp; all (its) support & nbsp;" to his player: "& Nbsp;In the face of any racist insult, tolerance 0 & nbsp; ", posted the Basque club on Twitter. Espanyol also reacted: “& Nbsp; RCDE Espanyol strongly and explicitly condemns any form of racism on the football field. The club is investigating racially motivated incidents by Iñaki Williams by a few individuals. All our support and solidarity & nbsp; ", tweeted the Barcelona club. "data-reactid =" 22 "> Athletic Bilbao brought "All (his) support" to his player: " In the face of any racist insult, tolerance 0 ", posted the Basque club on Twitter. Espanyol also reacted: “RCDE Espanyol strongly and explicitly condemns any form of racism on the football field. The club is investigating racially motivated incidents by Iñaki Williams by a few individuals. All our support and solidarity ”, tweeted the Barcelona club.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "La Liga and the Spanish Football Federation n ' haven't released an official statement, but La Liga president Javier Tebas reacted on Twitter. "Today we have taken a step back in the work started years ago. The violent incidents of Barcelona and Valencia, the racist insults to Inaki Williams are doing a lot of damage to Spanish football, La Liga takes responsibility, we will seek with the clubs where the error lies & nbsp; ", wrote Tebas at the end of the afternoon, also evoking the brief clashes between ultras at the gates of the Mestalla stadium which enamelled the pre-match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona on Saturday. "data-reactid =" 24 "> La Liga and the Spanish Football Federation did not issue an official statement, but La Liga president Javier Tebas reacted on Twitter. “Today, we have taken a step back in the work started years ago. The violent incidents of Barcelona and Valencia, the racist insults to Inaki Williams are doing a lot of damage to Spanish football, La Liga takes responsibility, we will seek with the clubs where the error lies ", Tebas wrote late in the afternoon, also referring to the brief clashes between ultras at the gates of the Mestalla stadium which punctuated the pre-match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona on Saturday.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The arbitrator did not decide to stop the meeting between Bilbao and Espanyol Barcelona at Cornella on Saturday, unlike last December 16, where a Spanish Second Division match between Rayo Vallecano and Albacete was suspended by arbitrator with the agreement of the two clubs and of La Liga, for similar facts. Part of the Rayo Vallecano supporters had chanted "& Nbsp; Zozulya is a Nazi & nbsp;" in the first half, against the international center forward of Albacete Roman Zozulya, former Rayo player. "data-reactid =" 26 "> The referee did not decide to end the match between Bilbao and Espanyol Barcelona at Cornella on Saturday, unlike last December 16, where a Spanish Second Division match between Rayo Vallecano and Albacete was suspended by the referee with the agreement of the two clubs and La Liga, for Similar facts: Part of the Rayo Vallecano supporters had chanted "Zozulya is a Nazi" in the first period, against the international center of Ukrainian Albacete Roman Zozulya, former Rayo.