Real Madrid fans support Vinicius after racist chants incident in Valencia

Real Madrid winger Vinicius junior has received more support from his team mates and fans in their 2-1 win over Rayo Vallecano at the Bernabeu.

Vinicius missed the match through injury and Real’s players took to the pitch in his number 20 shirt, while the captains of both teams wore armbands carrying anti-racism messages.

The win was the club’s first match since their Brazilian forward was racially abused at Valencia on Sunday.

Supporters chanted the 22-year-old’s name in the 20th minute in solidarity.

Players from both clubs joined together prior to kick-off in the La Liga fixture to hold a sign which read “Racists [get] out of football”.

Another banner displayed in the stands also read: “We are all Vinicius. Enough is enough”.

Vinicius, whose red card against Valencia has been rescinded, was applauded as he took to the pitch before the match.He watched from the stands, where he sat beside Real president Florentino Perez.

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