Rodrygo struck a late winner for Actual Madrid in a 2-1 La Liga victory over Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday and raised his fist into the air in a nod to team-mate Vinicius Junior. Brazilian winger Vinicius obtained racist abuse in opposition to Valencia on Sunday, however was watching on from the president’s field due to a knee drawback. Rodrygo struck within the 89th minute to ship Madrid second and bowed his head whereas lifting his fist in a “Black Energy” salute.
Karim Benzema despatched Madrid into the lead within the first half earlier than Raul de Tomas equalised for the guests on the Santiago Bernabeu, with Rodrygo deciding the sport within the remaining phases.
The win despatched Actual Madrid second, some extent above rivals Atletico Madrid, who drew 3-3 at Getafe afterward Wednesday.
Vinicius was not current on the pitch however was not removed from the gamers’ ideas, as Madrid lined up earlier than the sport carrying his quantity 20 shirt as a gesture of help.
The ahead was despatched off in opposition to Valencia and though the cardboard was revoked on Tuesday night time, he was not in a position to get better from his knee difficulty to play.
It was the primary time Madrid have performed because the abuse occurred and lots of sports activities stars and different vital figures internationally have supplied Vinicius their help.
Supporters chanted his identify after 20 minutes and a banner in a single stand learn “We’re all Vinicius, sufficient already!”
“I feel everybody in soccer, not simply in soccer, in all of sport, the entire world, (is reacting to) these actions, they shouldn’t be allowed,” Madrid defender Dani Carvajal instructed Movistar after the sport.
“We’ve got to all enhance, attempt to make