In the last hours, Valentino rossi made world news due to the confirmation given by the Saudi oil company Aramco. The Italian will have his own team in 2022, which will have the fundamental support of Arab money. Due to this, he received a sudden complaint from a well-known journalist: «Washing in sport works“, Shooting.
It is not the first time that the motor world has fired on Saudi Arabia. The arrival of the Grand Prix of that country to the Formula 1 it was harshly criticized by leading human rights activists. So much so, that until Lewis hamilton received requests from these activists to express themselves on the human rights situation in Arabia.
Journalist David Emmett, Director of the MotoMatters.com site, he expressed on his social networks a withering criticism against the nine-time Motorcycle World Champion. There he expressed his disgust against Rossi for having agreed with a Saudi oil company to sponsor his new team of MotoGP, the VR46.
“Someone with the media profile of Valentino Rossi should be able to choose sponsors. Why choose property owned by a state that murders and imprisons so many, is waging a brutal proxy war and has one of the worst human rights records? “Emmet asked in a thread on his Twitter account.
“Moral decisions can be difficult and painful. But they also define who we are. I also wonder if so many people would be in a hurry to defend the Saudis if it were a different team than the one they sponsor. The comments of ‘But the Saudis are not that bad’ are honestly, very discouraging. The sports wash seems to work, ”Emmett lamented.
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