‘Lights of Christ’ switched off for Vinicius

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Lots of support have been given to Vinicius Jr following the racist abuse he suffered against Valencia.

Top football players, ex-footballers, clubs around the world and top personalities have thrown their weight of support around Vinicius.

In his home country, the support for the star man has also been massive.

Following Vinicius outburst, the lights on the Christ the Redeemer statue were switched off for an hour in support of Vinicius Jr.

Valencia have also been hit with a massive punishment which includes a fine of €45,000 euros and a partial closure of their stadium for five games.

The Brazilian has seen his red card rescinded, and 6 VAR officials were sacked for misleading the referee as well.