This Thursday, Getafe CF denounced “injurious chants” and “derogatory labels, insults and lack of respect” towards members of the squad and coaching staff in this Wednesday’s match against Athletic Club in San Mamés, corresponding to the seventh matchday of LaLiga EA Sports.

“Getafe CF wants to express its total disapproval of the derogatory and intolerant chants, especially serious insults, which have been occurring repeatedly during the days of the LaLiga EASports National Championship and which damage the image and also the morale of our players. and technicians,” he says in a statement.

The Madrid club also expressed that the chants are “outside any civic context” which is aggravated by “criticism” from a “sports point of view.” “We do not agree when derogatory labels, insults and disrespect are attributed to the members of the Getafe CF squad and coaching staff to this critical trend,” added the azulón club.

Furthermore, Getafe considers that it cannot remain immobile and as a mere observer, especially when this current of opinion “seeks to condition the arbitration team and its possible decision-making.” “The players and coaches of Getafe CF participate in this spectacle and are aware of the media loudspeaker that playing in the best League in the world entails, but they are people with feelings, who have family and friends who suffer with them and deserve the respect that we ask without cracks in this statement,” the statement says.

“All of this seriously damages the image of our Club, the Competition and the professionals that make it up. Getafe CF has always stood for being a team that is respectful of organizations, rivals and other members of the world of football, but seeing the seriousness of the facts, the time has come to raise our voice and defend the honorability of our players and coaches. Getafe CF against violence, racism, xenophobia and intolerance in sport,” the note concluded.