Getafe remove name of Alfonso Perez from their stadium following sexist comments

General view of Getafe's Coliseum Alfonso Perez stadium in 2021.
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Getafe have removed the name of Alfonso Perez from their stadium following some sexist remarks from the former Real Madrid, Barcelona and Real Betis player this week.

The club's ground, which is owned by the city council and leased to Getafe, has been known as the Coliseum Alfonso Perez since its construction in 1998.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.