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Former Barcelona and Valencia Star Lopez Describes Vini Jr as a Growing Challenge for Real Madrid



… Gerard Lopez, Former Barcelona and Valencia Star, Criticizes Vinicius Jr. and Calls Him a Growing Problem for Real Madrid

In a scathing critique, former Barcelona and Valencia star Gerard Lopez has expressed his dissatisfaction with Real Madrid’s Vinicius Jr., highlighting the recent controversy surrounding the player.

Lopez argues that the issues witnessed during Sunday’s match against Valencia were a long time coming.

Writing for Sport, Lopez states, “Considering his undeniable talent (arguably one of the most disruptive players in the world alongside Mbappé), the situation Real Madrid finds itself in with Vinicius Jr. has become increasingly unbearable.

His attitude in recent months cannot be tolerated.”

Lopez continues, “The insults he faced in Valencia should not be mixed with the provocative and arrogant demeanor he consistently displays on the field, which has led to an ever-growing list of adversaries, including opponents, referees, and fans. He has become persona non grata in Mallorca, Pamplona, and now Valencia.”

“The player must reconsider his behavior because the consequences will only escalate, potentially resulting in his departure, an outcome that Madrid is no longer ruling out. Given his market value and impact on the game, I see a player swap with Mbappé as the only viable solution.

Such a move would benefit both clubs.

PSG would acquire a disruptive player on par with Mbappé, without the internal issues he generates at the French club, while Madrid would see Florentino’s dream come true.”

Lopez emphasizes, “The incident in Valencia has reached a breaking point in terms of provocation. Although the insults from the stands are unjustifiable, they have always existed and will continue to exist in the world of football. Let’s not dwell on racist insults, which are condemnable.”

“Nobody appreciates any form of insult, but it is a part of everyday life in all levels of football. Coaches, referees, and others are not exempt from experiencing it. We have all faced such situations at some point.”

“Vinicius is not unique; he is not an isolated case. This is a widespread problem. However, what should not be expected is responding to these insults with provocations or contempt for the crowd, as it only exacerbates existing tensions. It adds fuel to the fire, leading to a multiplication of insults.”

Lopez concludes, “The team’s overall performance suffers when the spotlight is solely on the Brazilian. Madrid’s defeats away from the Bernabéu often coincide with Vinicius’s controversies. Defeats at Son Moix, Montilivi, and Mestalla align with matches where Vinicius has been at the center of attention and controversy. Madrid must contemplate their next steps regarding Vinicius and decide on the appropriate course of action for the player.”

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Ojo Paul Omamomo: Hon. Silvester Ovbije As New DESOPADEC Commissioner Will Restructure Sports In Delta State Holistically



Renowned and Award winning Football Agent, Mr Ojo Paul Omamomo has described the appointment of Hon. Silvester Ovbije as the new Commissioner Of DESOPADEC of Delta State as a well deserved appointment which the Sports sector of the state will benefit immensely.

Reacting to the appointment of Hon. Silvester Ovbije as the new Commissioner Of DESOPADEC, Ojo Paul Omamomo remained optimistic that Ovbiu reign as DESOPADEC Commissioner will be a turn-around for good as far as Delta State as a whole is concerned.

“Hon. Silvester Ovbije is a sports loving administrator and a lover of the youths, I believe DESOPADEC under him will
Work hand in hand with the Delta State Ministry of Sports as well as the Delta State FA to ensure sports in the state is revived”

“Delta State over the years has always been a reference point as far as Sports is concerned in Nigeria but in recent times sports in the state has been dewindling but I believe the newly appointed DESOPADEC Commissioner will leave a landmark in Delta State sports sector”

“Significantly, Sports has a way of uniting and integrating the youths in the scheme of things which will help curb all manner of youth restiveness and make the State a haven for investors to come into the state void of any form of fears”

“Hon. Silvester Ovbije is a man of integrity and has pedigree, I am optimistic that his reign as Commissioner of DESOPADEC will be felt by all sectors of the state “ soft Speaking Mr Ojo Paul Omamomo concluded

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