In another racist incident like Vinicius Jr, 18-year-old Nigerian star James Nnaji, who plays for Barcelona, suffered racial abuse from Real Madrid fans.
FC Barcelona defeated Real Madrid 82-93 in Game 3 of the best-of-five El Clasico final series to claim their 20th Spanish League title.
Barcelona completed the 3-0 sweep after two victories in Barcelona to reclaim the championship that Los Blancos had previously held.
In the past three seasons, Barcelona has now claimed two Spanish League titles; during that time, coach Sarunas Jasikevicius has watched over the new tactician.
James Nnaji helps Barcelona win 2023 Spanish crown
James Nnaji, a young professional basketball player from Nigeria, was crucial to Barcelona's victory over Real Madrid and the Spanish championship.
In a challenging final, Nnaji, who is just 18, appeared for eight minutes and 35 seconds.
Prior to entering the 2023 Draft, Nnaji's victory in the Spanish championship with Barcelona was a tremendous feat as he continued to build his stock.
James Nnaji racially abused by Real Madrid fans
James Nnaji of Barcelona reportedly endured racial taunts from Madrid supporters yesterday in the WiZink center, according to sources.
He was the target of severe slurs based on his race as soon as he exited the team bus.
Head Coach Saras Jasikevicius of Barça Basket publicly addressed the scandalous event:
He said, "I hear a lot about Vinicius, and now we have to talk about what happened today.
"This has to stop now, this doesn't go with Real Madrid's values."
Nnaji is now expected to participate in the 2023 NBA Draft, as it is now left for the Spanish authorities to investigate the incident.
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