Boca’s position for the complaint against Villa: there are no sanctions and he could play against Racing

Faced with the serious complaint against Sebastián Villa, Boca issued an official statement. The club reported that “the institution’s Inclusion and Equality department is already available for the episode involving the player.”

In turn, “ratifies its total commitment in situations of gender and equality, as stated in the first Protocol.”

Villa, who was denounced in a case that could be classified as sexual abuse and attempted murder for an event that happened in June 2021, is concentrated with his teammates for the match against Racing for the semifinal of the Professional League Cup.

At the moment, everything indicates that he could play the match, which will be played this Saturday from 5:00 p.m. at the Lanús stadium.

The official statement from Boca after the serious complaint against Sebastián Villa:

“Boca Juniors informs the members of the club, fans, the media and the general public that the institution’s Inclusion and Equality department is already available for the episode involving the player Sebastián Villa and once more ratifies its total commitment in situations of gender and equality, as stated in the first Protocol of the club for action in cases of Violence based on Gender, Gender Identity and/or Sexual Orientation, approved on August 12 through the Assembly of the Board of Directors.

As in every situation that involves a person from the club, Boca Juniors makes itself available, provides the corresponding support and redoubles its efforts to continue growing as an institution in the values ​​that inspired the current protocol and that is based on essential application principles such as prevention, advice and assistance, respect and privacy, confidentiality, among others”.

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