La Liga president Javier Tebas regretted on Wednesday that a “significant segment” of the population did not “understand” his message to Vinicius after last Sunday’s racist incident in Mestalla. , said it was far from being interpreted as “attacking” a player. .
“That’s the theme I always tell the[communications]team. If a lot of people somehow get the message, they’re right. So I have to regret it,” he said in an interview with ESPN. Told. .
Tebas said he wanted the message to remind Madrid players that, until recently, they had supported LaLiga’s fight against racism. “I think an important part of the message and its intentions was not understood, especially in Brazil. I didn’t want to attack Vinicius, but if the majority of the population understands it this way, I I have to,” I apologize,” he said.
“I didn’t mean to express myself badly at the wrong time, but I didn’t mean to attack Vinicius, I meant to clarify the situation, because he recorded a video in support of LaLiga’s performance,” he said. He argued and explained this interaction. A number of messages that were rising in the criticism of Brazilians.
Tebas insisted on an apology and remembered Vinicius’ importance in La Liga. “We regret what happened. That’s why we condemn it. And we don’t just condemn it. We take special action in their matches. We are talking to the clubs and hope they will do more. “La Liga cares about Vinicius. If they understand the tweet was wrong, I have to apologize.” it won’t,” he said.
“Vinicius’ first season wasn’t so glorious and after Messi’s departure he asked me in an interview who was the ‘boy’ who remained in Spain and I said Vinicius. I can’t say now. For me Vinicius. “He is an asset to Real Madrid and to Spanish football and we want him to stay with us,” he concluded.