According ESPNthe Spanish media The Chiringuito would have threatened to “destroy” Vinicius Jr if the latter posted a certain video on social networks.
Still decisive this weekend against Atlético Madrid (2-1), Vinicius Jr did not have a restful week. Already because the Brazilian was the victim of racist insults last Sunday at the Wanda Metropolitano. Then because one of the columnists of the famous Spanish show The Chiringuito added a layer of it by comparing the celebration of the Madrilenian to that of a monkey. “If you want to dance the samba, you go to the Sambadrome, in Brazil. Here, what you have to do is respect your professional colleagues and stop acting like a monkey”.
Inappropriate remarks for which the presenter Josep Pedrerol apologized this week. On the set of the show, he also wanted to clarify another matter. « It’s a LIE that we THREATENED VINICIUS »replied Pedrorol to the accusations ofESPN. “We are preparing a criminal complaint against the one who called us gangsters”he added in response to the article accusing The Chiringuito to want » destroy « Vinicius Jr in the event of the publication of a video where the Real Madrid star complains of racism.