Barcelona Official, Mikel Camps, Blasts Vinicius Jr, Refutes Claims of Racism


    Mikel Camps, the deputy spokesperson of the Barcelona board of directors, blasted Vinicius Jr. on Twitter on October 24, 2023, calling him a “clown” and saying that he “deserved a slap.”

    Camps’ tweet was in response to Vinicius’ performance in Real Madrid’s Laliga match against Sevilla, in which he fell out with some Sevilla players.

    Vinicius Jr

    Camps’ tweet was widely condemned, with many people accusing him of racism and disrespect. Camps later deleted the tweet and apologized, but the damage had already been done.

    The incident has sparked a debate about the treatment of Vinicius Jr. in Spanish football. Vinicius has been subjected to racist abuse from fans on multiple occasions, and some people have suggested that he is unfairly targeted by opponents and referees.

    The Spanish Football Federation has opened an investigation into Camps’ tweet, and it is possible that he could face disciplinary action.

    Mikel Camps

    Mikel Camps is the deputy spokesperson for the board of directors of FC Barcelona. He has been a member of the Barcelona board since 2022.

    Camps is a lawyer by training. He previously worked as a senior advisor to the Catalan government on sports policy.

    In addition to his role at Barcelona, Camps is also a member of the board of directors of the Catalan Football Federation.

    Vinicius Jr

    Vinicius José Paixão de Oliveira Júnior (born July 12, 2000), commonly known as Vinícius Júnior or Vini Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a winger for La Liga club Real Madrid and the Brazil national team.

    Considered one of the best players in the world, he is known for his speed, strong dribbling abilities, and playmaking skills.

    Vinicius Jr. began his career with Flamengo in his native Brazil. In 2018, he joined Real Madrid for a transfer fee of €45 million, making him the most expensive Brazilian teenage player of all time.

    Vinicius Jr. has enjoyed a successful career at Real Madrid, winning two La Liga titles and two Champions League titles. He was also named to the FIFA FIFPro World 11 in 2023.

    Vinicius Jr. is also a regular member of the Brazil national team. He made his debut for the Seleção in 2019 and has since scored 10 goals in 40 appearances.

    Vinicius Jr. is a rising star in the world of football. He is one of the most exciting and talented players to watch, and he is sure to achieve even greater things in the years to come.


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