Spanish league denounces anti-gay insults at Ronaldo
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league has denounced anti-gay slurs directed toward Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo during Saturday's match at Barcelona.
The league says in a statement that it will send a report to the Spanish government's committee against violence, racism, xenophobia and intolerance in sport.
The league specifically refers to anti-gay slurs against Ronaldo and insulting chants against Real Madrid heard during a moment of silence for Dutch great John Cruyff before kickoff on Saturday.
Gay rights groups in Spain have also denounced the slurs.
Ronaldo scored the winning goal in Madrid's 2-1 victory.
Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
The Gayly - 4/5/2016 @ 11:29 a.m. CST