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Rousseff praises Alves’s response to banana-toss racism

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff praised Dani Alves for his “bold” response to a racist fan who threw a banana at the Barcelona defender as he prepared to take a corner kick in a Spanish league game yesterday. Brazil international Alves, 30, picked up the banana, peeled it and ate it before taking the corner as Barcelona came from two goals down to defeat Villarreal 3-2. “Dani…