Homophobic insults aimed at Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo might get Barcelona in trouble

The homophobic slurs aimed towards Cristiano Ronaldo were during the minute's silence in memory of Johan Cruyff.

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Barcelona FC could get fined this week after a chunk of their supporters aimed homophobic slurs towards Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, during the El Clasico last weekend. What is especially troubling is that the slurs weren’t during the game but during the minute’s silence just after the Johan Cruyff tribute.

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The Spanish Institute for Lgbtfobia (Lesbian, Gay, Transexual and Bisexual) have filed a complaint after repeatedly hearing the slurs ‘Cristiano fa****’ being yelled about from the crowd.

The Director of the institute, Francisco Ramírez, released a statement condemning the insults and is deeply saddened by the regular occurrence during a majority of Barcelona FC games. “These deplorable and shameful acts are punishable, according to the Sports Law passed in 2007,” he said.

Read more at www.sportskeeda.com

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