Atletico Madrid

In yet another unfortunate incident of racism in Spanish soccer, Atletico Madrid’s victory over Athletic Club was marred by despicable acts of discrimination. Spain forward Nico Williams experienced firsthand the ugly face of racism when he was subjected to taunts of “monkey” while taking a corner kick during the match at Metropolitano Stadium. Williams bravely
LaLiga has confirmed that it will be reporting the “deplorable racist chants” from a group of Atlético Madrid fans to the Spain prosecutors’ office. The chants containing the words “Vinícius chimpanzee” were directed at Real Madrid forward Vinícius Júnior and were captured in a video circulating on social media platforms. This incident of racial abuse
Diego Simeone, the coach of Atletico Madrid, could not bring himself to watch the tense penalty shootout that decided their fate against Inter Milan in the Champions League round-of-16. Even though Federico Dimarco had given Inter an early lead, Antoine Griezmann quickly equalized. An 87th-minute goal from Atletico’s substitute Memphis Depay took the game into