Monday, March 4, 2024

Why does Brazil’s national team wear black uniforms?


Dressed all in black in the first half, Brazil beat Guinea 4-1 in a friendly in Barcelona on Saturday.

Brazil will play its friendlies in all-black for the first time in its history as part of a fight against racism, the local sports federation said on Saturday.Add an ad

And the Brazilian Federation wrote on Twitter through its official account: “Brazil Day! A day for an important step in the fight against racism!!!.”

Teammates of Spanish Real Madrid striker Vinicius Junior, appointed by Swiss-Italian FIFA president Gianni Infantino to head a special committee to combat racism, wore black shirts instead of the usual yellow.

Jolinton, Rodrigo, Eder Militao and Vinicius Junior scored Brazil’s goals in this match.

It was Brazil’s first match against two African teams who supported Vinicius, who was subjected to racist abuse in a Spanish league match against Valencia last month, and was the tenth incident targeting the player, according to a Spanish report. League.

It is noteworthy that Brazil will meet Senegal on Tuesday in Lisbon.

He added, “There is no game against racism. For the first time in history, the Brazilian national team will wear all black to face Guinea at the Estadio Cornella-El Prat in Barcelona. Let’s go for victory. On the field. Stop racism in football and society. Let’s go together.” .

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