Luis Suarez, David Luiz join anti-racism support for Dani Alves

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez and Chelsea's David Luiz become the latest footballers to back Dani Alves after a banana was thrown at him on the pitch.

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez and Chelsea defender David Luiz are the latest footballers to deliver an anti-racism message in support of Barcelona's Dani Alves.

During Barca's 3-2 victory over Villarreal on Sunday, a banana was thrown onto the pitch while Alves was lining up to take a corner.

The Barca defender reacted to the alleged racist attack by taking a bite out of the piece of fruit before continuing the game.

A number of players, including Neymar, backed Alves's reaction by posing with photos of bananas and using the hashtag #weareallmonkeys on social media.

Now, Suarez and Liverpool teammate Philippe Coutinho have added to the movement, as well as Luiz and Chelsea pair Oscar and Willian.


Brazilian football team coach Luiz Felipe Scolari speaks during a press conference after a training session ahead of a friendly football match with South Korea in Seoul on October 11, 2013
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