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Barcelona's Dani Alves gestures during a news conference at Joan Gamper training camp, near Barcelona March 31, 2014. (REUTERS/Albert Gea)

Spectator throws banana at soccer player in racist taunt — so he eats it

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MADRID — Barcelona fullback Dani Alves produced the perfect riposte to a racist taunt when taking a corner kick during his team’s 3-2 win at Villareal, Spain, on Sunday.


The Brazil native casually picked up a banana thrown from the terraces onto the field, peeled it and shoved it in his mouth in one fluid motion before tossing away the peel and completing the kick.

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