Anti-Racism Banana-Meme

Scheiß auf Fußball, aber das hier ist großartig: Nachdem irgendwelche Rassisten eine Banane nach Barcelona-Spieler Dani Alves geworfen hatten, hat der die einfach aufgegessen: „'We have suffered this in Spain for some time,' Alves said. 'You have to take it with a dose of humour. We aren't going to change things easily. If you don't give it importance, they don't achieve their objective.'“

Nun solidarisieren sich tausenddrölf Leute mit ihm, indem sie Bananen essen und unter dem Hashtag #Weareallmonkey online stellen. Losgetreten hatte die Anti-Rassismus-Meme Alves' Kollege Neymar Júnior auf Instagram. Großartig! Hätte ich Bananen hier, würde ich direkt mitmachen, trotz Fußball. If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em.

If you can't beat racism, eat it. That's what thousands of people on social media are doing, inspired by footballer Dani Alves eating the banana hurled at him on the pitch.

Tens of thousands of people around the world are going "bananas" over a tweet by Brazilian footballer Neymar. On Sunday, the Brazil international and Barcelona forward posted an image of himself on Instagram with a cheeky smile and a banana, side by side with his toddler son. Under the picture was the hashtag #weareallmonkeys, in English, as well as in Portuguese, Spanish and Catalan. […]

Inspired by Neymar, over 100,000 people have used the hashtags - with celebrities and ordinary people alike striking humorous poses with banana in hand.

'We are all monkeys'