Brazil’s Lula condemns racist abuse of Vinicius

PRESIDENT Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva today condemned the racist abuse of Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior after his fellow Brazilian was targeted during a Spanish league match at Valencia.

Speaking at a news conference at the close of the G7 summit in Hiroshima, Japan, Lula said he wanted to send a message of “solidarity” to the 22-year-old forward.