Barcelona's Dani Alves eats banana thrown at him by a fan

Barcelona's Dani Alves eats banana thrown at him by a fan

Barcelona's Dani Alves eats banana thrown at him by a fan

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by NICK SCHWARTZ / USA TODAY Sports 'For The Win'

NWCN.com

Posted on April 28, 2014 at 7:13 AM

Barcelona defender Dani Alves has long been a target of abuse from fans, and on Sunday against Villarreal, Alves handled it deftly. As Alves prepared to send in a corner kick, he picked up a banana thrown at him and had a quick snack.

Alves, a Brazilian, said in January that unless more drastic action is taken to prevent racism, nothing will change.

Via ESPNFC:

“I go through this constantly in all the grounds I go to. It is a shame, as fans can like you or not, and there can be heated moments within games, but the crowd should just support their own team…. I have been here for ten years and since the first year this kind of thing has happened.

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