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Diego Simeone supported Marcos Acuña, a victim of discrimination in LaLiga

Diego Simeone supported Marcos Acuña, a victim of discrimination in LaLiga

“Change does not depend on a single person, it depends on society. We must all improve,” said Diego Simeone about the grievances against Acuña, branded a “monkey.”

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The racist insults he suffered Marcos Acuña in the triumph of Seville 1-0 as a visitor against Getafeon the 30th of The league, generated rejection in the football community. “Acuña mono” and “Acuña you come from the mono” they shouted at him from a tribune at the Alfonso Pérez Coliseum, grievances that provoked a reaction in Diego SimeoneDT of Atlético de Madridand in Vinicius Jr., front of real Madrid.

The Argentine midfielder had to endure during the away win against Getafeby The league of Spain. And there were not only the Argentine coach of the Atlético de Madrid, Diego Simeonebut also the Brazilian forward Vinicius Juniorvictim on countless occasions of the same racial abuse.

Diego Simeone He expressed this Sunday that “it depends on the entire society, not on a single person” and they need to “improve everyone” to combat these events in Spanish football, which were also replicated the day before in the duel between Sestao-Rayo Majadahonda, of the ascent.

“It is difficult to continue talking more about the same things we have been talking about for a long time. It depends on everyone, it does not depend on a single person, it depends on the entire society, and obviously we all need to improve,” said “Cholo” during the conference. of press.

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Marcos Acuña, backed by Vinicius Jr.

The racist episode in The league unleashed the reaction of other footballers, such as the forward of Real Madrid Vinicius Jr, who experienced similar situations and for some time denounced racism in Spanish football. The Brazilian expressed his solidarity with Marcos Acuña through social networks: “This weekend I won’t even play. But we had three despicable cases of racism in Spain this Saturday alone. All my support for Acuña and coach Quique Flores, from Sevilla. To Sarr and Rayo Majadahonda, may their bravery inspire others. Racists must be exposed and the parties cannot continue with them on the platform. We will only have victory when the racists leave the stadiums straight to jail, a place they deserve.”

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Real Madrid's Brazilian forward Vinicius Junior, a victim of racial abuse on countless occasions, expressed solidarity with Argentine Marcos Acuña, insulted in Sevilla's victory against Getafe, for LaLiga.

Real Madrid’s Brazilian forward Vinicius Junior, a victim of racial abuse on countless occasions, expressed solidarity with Argentine Marcos Acuña, insulted in Sevilla’s victory against Getafe, for LaLiga.

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Besides, Seville issued a statement in support of the former Ferrowho four years ago played for the club and was crowned champion of the Europa League (2022-2023). He was even chosen among the ideal team of the UEFA for his great performance in the tournament. “Sevilla condemns the racist and xenophobic insults suffered this Saturday by its player Marcos Acuña and his coaching staff during #GetafeSevillaFC,” the Andalusian club published on its social networks.

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