Real Madrid’s win over Atletico Madrid was overshadowed by some abhorrent racist chanting aimed at Vinicius Jr earlier than the match.

Chants of ‘Vinicius is a monkey’ have been heard from a big number of Atletico supporters outdoors the Wanda Metropolitano as Real Madrid’s workforce bus arrived at the bottom.

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Real Madrid claim the bragging rights in Spain’s capital

But unfortunately Vinicius Jr was subject to the vile chants

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But sadly Vinicius Jr was topic to the vile chants

This comes simply days after the Brazilian said he had been a victim of xenophobia.

There was an outpouring of help for Vinicius Jr when he was told to ‘stop playing the monkey’ by President of the Association of Spanish Agents, Pedro Bravo, who was commenting on Vinicius Jr’s dances after scoring for Madrid.

Vinicius vowed to proceed dancing and whereas he didn’t score in Real Madrid’s 2-1 win he danced in what was a strong message to these racially abusing him.

After fellow Brazilian Rodrygo brilliantly volleyed Carlo Ancelotti’s men in entrance, Rodrygo and Vinicius Jr did a jig on the pitch in celebration.

“When Rodrygo scored the opening goal and the Real Madrid players danced, they deserved to and they should’ve done,” European football knowledgeable Andy Brassell told talkSPORT.

“This is an issue not only for Spanish football and Spanish society, it’s an Atletico drawback as effectively. We have to say that.


“The Frente Atletico, the principle ultra group that follows Atletico Madrid, they’ve made Nazi salutes at games within the final year on a number of events.

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