Asked about the new racist slurs suffered by Vinicius, the Brazilian striker of Real Madrid, Sunday in Valencia, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, the Minister of Sports and the Olympic and Paralympic Games, was offensive. ” There is a FIFA protocol. In France, it’s the same, we have the ability to stop the matches and explain to the supporters that if we continue we will stop the match definitively. We have to go. It’s just not possible, hatred, violence”she confided on the set of L’Equipe du soir, on the L’Equipe channel.
“Referees have an essential responsibility”
Before continuing: when the facts unfold in an established manner and are serious, they must (the referees) seize this faculty that the protocols open to them “. Faced with the difficulties caused by Spanish law, she highlighted the solutions offered by French legislation. ” We do not have this difficulty in French law, racism is an offense which can lead to a fine of €15,000. » The Minister also cited the law of March 2, 2022 which prohibits phobic banners and the very recently ped Olympic law.
” The State has done its part of the work, the referees have an essential responsibility, the regulation by the leagues, by the federations is major. We need to have strong and followed measures “, continued AOC. According to her, this case will shake up Spanish society and ” advance Spanish football “.