Barcelona release statement after El Clasico defeat to Real Madrid

Barcelona released an official statement shortly after their 2-1 home defeat to Real Madrid.

The game seem to have been marred by a racist abuse targeted at Vinicius Jr during, which Barcelona made sure to address few hours after the match.

The statement reads: “FC Barcelona will always defend the values ​​of football and sport such as respect for rivals and that is why it will investigate any racist insult that may have occurred this afternoon during the match against Real Madrid.”

Vinicius reached by provoking the Barcelona crowd, as he was in no hurry to leave the pitch when he was subbed off. Even Carlo Ancelotti had to grab his hand off the pitch.