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VIDEO: Chelsea stars show support for Dani Alves following banana scandal

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Chelsea trio David Luiz, Oscar, and Willian have appeared in a short video to show their support for racially abused Barcelona star Dani Alves, who had a banana thrown at him during the La Liga giants 3-2 win over rivals Villarreal.

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The Brazilian full-back has received widespread admiration for his response, having reacted by picking up the banana, peeling it, and taking a bite before taking a corner for his side.

It is fast becoming a symbol for anti-rasicism calls in football, with the likes of Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero, Barca teammate Neymar, Zenit’s Hulk all posting pictures of themselves eating bananas to support Alves.

Check out the below video of David Luiz, Oscar and Willian showing their support for the defender below…

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