Adepoju, Mbachu kick against football racism

Former Super Eagles midfielder Mutiu Adepoju and ex-Super Falcons forward, Stella Mbachu have joined other global stars of the game to condemn racist comments against Real Madrid forward Vinicius Jnr over his dancing celebration.

In an emotional statement, in response to the racist abuses, Vinicius vowed to continue with his dance.

“They say that happiness bothers. The happiness of a black Brazilian being successful in Europe bothers much more.

“But my will to win, my smile and the sparkle in my eyes are much bigger than that. Don’t even try to imagine how much.

“They are dances to celebrate the cultural diversity of the world. Accept it! Respect it! Or freak out. In any case, I will not stop!,” the Brazilian said on his Twitter handle.

Adepoju, who also played in the Spanish topflight with Real Sociedad, condemned Atletico Madrid fans, who aimed racist chants at the Brazilian forward before and…

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