Home Madrid language schools “I repeat, racists: I will not stop dancing! – Real Madrid star Vinicius Jr issues powerful statement in response to vile ‘monkey’ insult

“I repeat, racists: I will not stop dancing! – Real Madrid star Vinicius Jr issues powerful statement in response to vile ‘monkey’ insult

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Brazilian striker Vinicius Jr has reacted after a Spanish agent used a racial slur while criticizing the player’s celebrations on live TV.

Vinicius Jr said he ‘won’t stop dancing’ as he released an emotional statement in response to the racist abuse he received from Spanish football agents president Pedro Bravo.

While discussing the Brazilian during a live broadcast on a controversial Spanish channel The ChiringuitoBravo said, “You have to respect your opponents. When you score a goal, if you want to dance Samba, you should go to the sambodromo in Brazil. You have to respect your mates and stop playing monkey.”

The Real Madrid ace has since responded to Twitter, releasing a powerful statement via a video that reads, “As long as skin color is more important than eye brightness, there will be war.

“I have this phrase tattooed on my body. I have this thought permanently in my head. And I have attitudes in my life that turn this philosophy into reality.

“They say that happiness disturbs. The happiness of a black Brazilian who succeeds in Europe disturbs much more.

“But my will to win, my smile and the sparkle in my eyes are so much bigger than that. Don’t even try to imagine how much.

“These are dances to celebrate the cultural diversity of the world. Accept it! Respect him! Or panic… In any case, I won’t stop!

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“I have been the victim of xenophobia and racism in one sentence. But none of this started yesterday.

“Weeks ago some people started criticizing my dance. But the dance is not mine alone. They belong to Ronaldinho, Neymar, Lucas Paqueta, Griezmann, Joao Felix, Matheus Cunha… Singers from Brazilian funk and samba dancers, Latino reggaeton singers, black Americans.

“I come from a country where poverty is very high. Where people don’t have access to education. Often people don’t have access to food!

“I don’t usually come out publicly to refute criticism. I get criticized and I don’t speak. I get praised and I don’t speak either. I work! A lot! On and off the pitch.

“I developed an application to help educate public school children. Without financial assistance from anyone! I am building a school in my name. And I will do much more for education. I want the next generations to be prepared, like me, to fight racists and xenophobes.

“I always try to be a professional and an exemplary citizen. But it does not generate clicks, it does not engage on social networks. So the cowards invent problems to attack me.

“The script always ends with an apology or the typical ‘I was misinterpreted’. But I repeat it to you racists: I won’t stop dancing. At the Sambadrome, at the Bernabeu, wherever I want!”

“With love and smiles from someone who is very happy, Vini Jr.”

Many of Vinicius’ teammates and friends have also shown their support for the striker, including Brazilian legend Pele and PSG superstar Neymar.

Newcastle midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, who has played alongside the Real Madrid star at international level, is another to express his disgust at Pedro Bravo’s comments and called for his arrest.

Tweet by Pelé Vinicius JrTwitter
Instagram of Neymar Vinicius Jr.Instagram.com/neymarjr

Real Madrid, meanwhile, issued the following statement insisting that they will take legal action against those responsible for racism: “Real Madrid CF condemns all types of racist and xenophobic language and behavior in the football, sport and life in general, such as the regrettable and unfortunate remarks made against our player Vinicius Junior in recent hours.

“Real Madrid would like to express their affection and support for Vinicius Junior, a player who sees football as an attitude towards life through joy, respect and sportsmanship.

“Football is the most global sport there is and should be a model of values ​​and coexistence.

“The club has ordered its legal services to take legal action against anyone making racist remarks towards our players.”

Vinicius has previously been the target of racist abuse in Spain, with the 22-year-old claiming he was assaulted in a Clasico against Barcelona in 2021. He was also the victim of alleged racist chanting against Mallorca in 2022, which he replied. dancing in front of opposing fans after scoring.

The Brazilian has been in fine form this season, registering five goals and three assists in his eight appearances so far this term.