Arrests made over Real Madrid star effigy incident
The move came days after Vinicius Junior was targeted with racist abuse during a Spanish league match
Police in Spain have arrested four men in connection with an incident in January in which an effigy of Real Madrid footballer Vinicius Junior was hung from a bridge in Madrid. The arrests come just days after the Brazilian was repeatedly targeted with racial abuse during a Spanish league game on Sunday.
The four men, aged between 19 and 24, were arrested in Madrid on Tuesday and are “suspected of a hate crime for hanging from a bridge a mannequin with Vinicius’ shirt,”…