Antonio Rudiger racially abused by fans after win in Cadiz
Real Madrid defender Antonio Rudiger was racially abused by fans after the workforce’s recreation at Cadiz in the Spanish league on Saturday.
Video posted by Spanish media on Sunday confirmed Cadiz fans yelling insults at Rudiger after he went to the stands to present away his shirt to somebody who seemed to be a Madrid supporter. Objects had been additionally thrown on the German defender, who’s Black.
Rudiger exchanged just a few phrases with a number of the fans yelling at him earlier than giving his shirt away and saluting a number of the supporters. Two individuals who seemed to be members of Madrid’s employees came to visit to guide the participant away from the fans.
The incident occurred after Madrid’s 2-0 win in opposition to relegation-threatened Cadiz.
Spanish soccer has been marred by racism this season, with Rudiger’s teammate Vinicius Junior having been focused throughout a number of matches.
Earlier this month, the Brazil worldwide testified in opposition to a Mallorca fan who was accused of racially abusing him throughout a match. The similar fan was additionally accused of insulting Villarreal midfielder Samu Chukwueze in one other league match.
The Spanish league has filed a number of formal complaints to authorities over insults in opposition to Vinicius, with a few of them having already being shelved. The league additionally lately elevated the variety of screens at Madrid matches to establish perpetrators.
Valladolid lately suspended 12 season-ticket holders whereas investigating alleged verbal abuse of Vinicius.
The first trial in opposition to a fan who racially abused a participant in Spain is anticipated to start this yr following remarks by an Espanyol supporter in opposition to Athletic Club ahead Inaki Williams just a few years in the past.