Spain: fans were first sentenced to prison for racism

Three fans of the Spanish football club Valencia are sentenced to imprisonment because of racist insults against the Brazilian player of the Madrid “Real Madrid” of Vinicius Zhuniora.

This is the first such verdict made in Spain.

May 21, 2023, Real Madrid played with Valencia in the match of the Championship of Spain. During the game, fans of the hosts shouted racist insults against Vinisius.

The convicts will be held in prison for 8 months. They were also forbidden to attend football matches for two years. In addition, they will have to pay for all legal costs.