Pepe Reina and Figo charge against Echenique for encouraging protests: “Neither respect, nor shame”

The spokesperson for United We Can in the Congress of Deputies, Pablo Echenique, offers a press conference after the celebration of the Board of Spokespersons, in Madrid (Spain), on November 11, 2020.

Pepe Reina Y Luis Figo have been re-enacted on social media on the occasion of the unrest caused by protests in several Spanish cities over the arrest of the singer Paul Hasel. Centers in Madrid or Barcelona have been affected by the burning of containers, destruction of shop windows and several injuries since the demonstrations began this week.

Following the protests, the spokesperson for the United We Can parliamentary group, Pablo Echenique, has posted on Twitter a message from support for those “who are calling for justice and freedom of expression in the streets“.” The violent mutilation of the eye of a protester must be investigated and responsibilities must be purged with force, “added Echenique.

This message ignited Reina and Figo, regulars of the political controversy on social networks, who wanted respond critically to the spokesperson. On the one hand, the world champion goalkeeper claimed that same responsibility by inciting protests.

“You would have to show responsibility more often … Explain it tomorrow to the families whose businesses have been destroyed “peacefully”. You have neither respect nor shame … You are the worst thing that has happened to Spain in the last 40 years !! “, read Reina’s publication.

For his part, Figo called “useless” those, like Echenique, who encourage protests. “The vandalism that is the son of populism. Useless“wrote the Portuguese, citing a story about Echenique’s words.

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