[ View the story "Football fans go bananas in anti-racism protest" on Storify] Football fans go bananas in anti-racism protest Netizens say #WeAreAllMonkeys after Barcelona's Dani Alves eats banana thrown onto pitch.
The Stream· Mon, Apr 28 2014 08:11:57
The video below shows the incident in full:
Dani Alves eats banana thrown at him | Villarreal vs Barcelona | 27-04-14 HDskysportnewss
The hashtag, and the English
, quickly went viral, as supporters, including fans, commentators, and fellow players, began tweeting their support.
Eu e minha família #somostodosmacacos #somostodosmonos #nãoaoracismoinstagram.com
#somostodosmacacos #umabananapropreconceito #weareallmonkeysinstagram.com
Neymar later shared a photo of his own:
Many on Twitter expressed respect for Alves' spontaneous act. The meme below says,
"How to humiliate a racist."
@danid2ois ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ #somostodosmacacos #somosmaisqueisso #ficaadica #xoracismoinstagram.com
Dani Alves, in a moment of hunger, has started a revolution. #weareallmonkeysUbaid.
Love @DaniAlvesD2 reaction yesterday. My sportman of the weekend. #weareallmonkeysOgunmola Boluwaji
Dani Alves went up in my book #WeAreAllMonkeysBilly Folly
How smart was dani in eating that banana ? Very smart.#weareallmonkeys daniboy ride on we are with
Some people are ignorant. Well played Alves! #somostodosmacacos #weareallmonkeysTaylor Clem
Kevin Prince Boateng, Neymar, Cristiano and Dani Alves have won all my love and respect for this #NoToRacism. Campaign. #weareallmonkeysHer Footbal Highness
This banana picture is the new steez..I should take a banana selfie too!!! #DaniAlves #NoToRacism #WeAreAllMonkeysKayR
Love how everyone is taking Selfies with a banana #somostodosmacacosKimberly ✌