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Getafe Remove ‘Alfonso Perez’ From Stadium Name After Sexist Comments

Alfonso Perez made sexist feedback about ladies’s soccer.© X (Twitter)

Spanish soccer membership Getafe and town’s council eliminated the title of former participant Alfonso Perez from their stadium on Wednesday after he just lately made sexist feedback about ladies’s soccer. The stadium, previously often known as the Coliseum Alfonso Perez, will now simply be known as the Coliseum, the council mentioned on social media community X, previously Twitter. The council advised the membership that the stadium “loaned to Getafe have to be an instance to transmit constructive values in sport like equality, solidarity and respect”.

Former Actual Madrid and Barcelona striker Alfonso, who by no means performed for Getafe, just lately mentioned ladies’s soccer and males’s soccer was incomparable for the distinction in curiosity ranges and income between them.

“Everybody has to know the place they’re and what generates (cash), you may’t complain about what ladies’s soccer is now,” Alfonso advised Spanish newspaper El Mundo.

“It is developed however they should preserve their toes on the ground and know that they can’t be equated with, in any sense, a male participant.”

Alfonso’s feedback adopted the Luis Rubiales kiss scandal after the disgraced former president of the Spanish soccer federation needed to resign from his submit.

He kissed Spain midfielder Jenni Hermoso on the lips in opposition to her will after La Roja gained the Girls’s World Cup in August.

Getafe additionally made headlines in the summertime after signing English striker Mason Greenwood on mortgage from Manchester United. Greenwood was charged with tried rape and assault in October 2022 however the fees have been later dropped.

England’s Crown Prosecution Service mentioned key witnesses had withdrawn and new materials had come to mild, eradicating a “practical prospect of conviction”.




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