A 49-year-old man has been identified this Sunday by the Mossos and criminally denounced for hurling racist slurs at a black child who was playing a children’s soccer match in Barcelona. The duel was suspended, as established in the protocol, and the father of the victim He has already formalized the complaint for a hate crime.
Mossos sources have reported that the event took place shortly after ten in the morning at the Menorca Municipal Football Field, in the Barcelona district of Sant Martí, when the referee of a match has paralyzed the dispute of a match children’s competition official for the racist insults thrown by a spectator against one of the minors.
He has come to the place a Catalan police patrol, whose agents have identified the man who hurled the insults, the referee, the child and the father of the child, who has formalized the criminal complaint for a hate crime. In accordance with the regulations of the football federation for these cases, the match has been suspended.
“On the football field, violence, racism, xenophobia and intolerance have no place,” the Catalan police said in a tweet.