Antony joined Man Utd from Ajax over the summer time (Picture: Getty)
Vinicius made headlines final week when he referred to as out a tv pundit who used a racist comment to explain the ahead who was bizarrely criticising his purpose celebrations.
The abuse has not stopped there although, with Atletico followers allegedly singing racist songs throughout final Sunday’s Madrid derby, whereas cups and different objects had been thrown on the Actual gamers throughout Los Blancos’ 2-1 win.
La Liga has already issued an announcement condemning the abuse, whereas Vinicius’ teammates, each at membership and worldwide degree, have shared their assist for the 22-year-old.
Antony, who’s presently on Brazil responsibility with Vinicius, is the newest participant to take action, saying: ‘There are numerous issues I don’t agree with. We can not lose this pleasure, this essence that we’ve got.
‘And it wasn’t simply us, Brazilian gamers after we rating a purpose, we dance. Or while you do a ability. Gamers from Europe additionally do that.
‘What I don’t perceive is at all times having these eyes for the Brazilian participant. It’s at all times reserving Neymar or Vinicius Junior for dancing. That’s what I don’t perceive, not solely Brazilian gamers do it, however Europeans do it too.
Vinicius is well-known for dancing when celebrating a purpose (Picture: Getty)
‘What we’ve got with us is to not lose the enjoyment and this essence that we’ve got. After all, at all times respecting the opponent, at all times respecting the individual.
‘However we can not lose one thing that we’ve got with us. I personally have a dribbling trait, however I can’t cease doing it as a result of folks discuss.
‘So, this essence, this pleasure that we’ve got we’ll preserve. I communicate for myself, as Vinicius went by this, Neymar himself went by this case.’
Antony and Vinicius shall be in competition to play within the upcoming friendlies in opposition to Ghana and Tunisia, Brazil’s final video games earlier than the World Cup kicks-off in November.
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