Brazil Manager Tite Urges Vinicius Jnr to Continue Being Expressive After Real Madrid Star Was Racially Abused

Brazil Manager Tite Urges Vinicius Jnr to Continue Being Expressive After Real Madrid Star Was Racially Abused

  • Brazil manager Tite has backed Vinicius Junior’s goal celebrations and has advised the Real Madrid forward never to stop being expressive
  • Vinicius Junior has had racist abuse aimed his way in recent weeks for his dancing goal celebration with the latest occurring in the Madrid derby against Atletico Madrid
  • Vinicius Jnr is part of a star-studded Brazilian line Tite has invited for Brazil’s upcoming friendly game against Ghana on Friday, September 23

Real Madrid star, Vinicius Junior has been told never to succumb to pressure from his critics asking him to stop his dancing goal celebrations by Brazilian national team manager Tite.

Atletico Madrid was recently forced to apologize to the Real Madrid forward for abuse aimed at him by the club’s supporters during the recent Madrid derby.

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Brazil manager Tite has told Vinicius Jnr to keep dancing and never stop being expressive. Photo by Pool
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According to 90MIN, Tite has now urged Vinicius to keep being expressive as it is what makes him unique and special.

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"To all those players, Vini and the rest, we have told them to continue to bring your talent and your art to those of us who love football. Dance, shine, and continue to be you in your essence. Always. That is the essence - the joy, the vibrations, the celebration."

Vinicius Junior who has scored 4 La Liga goals for Real Madrid this season has insisted that the racist abuse will not impact his performance as a player.

Atletico Madrid emphatically condemns racist abuse directed at Vinicius Junior

Meanwhile, Vinicius Junior's victimization by racist chants during Sunday's Madrid derby has been strongly criticized by Atletico Madrid, Talk Sports reports.

Before entering the Wanda Metropolitano, a group of Atletico supporters was caught on camera singing racial slurs towards the Brazilian winger.

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Brazil legend Pele and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar among others sent words of support to the Real Madrid star, while Arsenal’s Gabriel Jesus imitated the celebration in a gesture of unity.

Vinicius Junior issues a bold statement after being subjected to racist slur

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior has vowed not to change his goal celebration despite being targeted by a racist slur by an agent in Spain.

Vinicius’ samba dance goal celebration has been termed disrespectful and offensive to his opponents by fans who have criticised the Real Madrid forward.

The President of the Association of Spanish Agents Pedro Bravo also made racist remarks against the Brazilian superstar.