The Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro has passed a bill aimed at combating racism.

Iran PressAmerica: The new bill provides for the suspension of sports matches in the event of a manifestation of racism, and the complete cancellation of a sporting event is not excluded, according to Globo Esporte.

The law itself is named after a Real Madrid football player. Vinicius Junior , who during this season has repeatedly been the victim of racism. The latest such incident happened during the Spanish league match with Valencia on May 21. After the match, the 22-year-old forward drew public attention to the problem of racism in La Liga.


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