The Buenos Aires Legislature formally expressed on Thursday its “profound repudiation” of the anti-Semitic gestures made by New Chicago participant Arnaldo González throughout the recreation with Atlanta on the twentieth date of the First National Football Tournament.

The initiative was accredited throughout the abnormal categorical session held at the Palacio de la calle Perú 160 after it was promoted by deputies Leandro Santoro (Frente de Todos) and Daniel Del Sol (Vamos Juntos).

“Footballers represent an institution, thousands of members, and many times they are idols and references for children and adolescents. That is why we should not overlook this situation and emphasize that it was very bad, that it does not serve as an example for society. This Legislature reiterates its commitment to eradicate any act of xenophobia and discrimination, “mentioned Del Sol.

Last Sunday, throughout the recreation that Atlanta beat Nueva Chicago 2-0, “Pitu” González was expelled and, whereas retiring to the locker room, made a sequence of anti-Semitic gestures earlier than the native bias.

“The historical link between Club Atlanta supporters and the Jewish community in our city is publicly known. For this reason, the ‘bohemian’ club, as it is popularly known, was the victim of multiple discriminatory actions by various actors in the world of football, “mentioned Santoro in the foundations of his mission.

After what occurred, the Nueva Chicago membership introduced disciplinary measures towards the participant and the proprietor of the Inadi and acknowledged sympathizer of the Mataderos membership, Victoria Donda, additionally mentioned that he’ll take motion on the matter.

“At the moment, (the case) has already been denounced by the head of the Football Safety Committee for violating article 3 of Law 23,592 on Measures against Discriminatory Acts, in addition to having already worked out two contravention acts for infraction of the Articles 103 and 106 of the Buenos Aires Contravention Code that sanction those who provoke contrary bias, ”Santoro defined in the end.

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