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sport news Thiago Silva demands 'change' after banana was thrown at Richarlison trends now
sport news Thiago Silva demands 'change' after banana was thrown at Richarlison trends now

sport news Thiago Silva demands 'change' after banana was thrown at Richarlison trends now

'Things like this keep happening... it's NOT football!': Brazil captain Thiago Silva insists attitudes 'have to change' after a banana was thrown at Richarlison in win over Tunisia, with the Chelsea star admitting he's 'saddened' by racism Brazil captain Thiago Silva condemned a banana being thrown at Richarlison  Brazil played Tunisia in a friendly in Paris on Tuesday ahead of the World Cup  Richarlison scored Brazil's second goal of the game and started celebrating  As he celebrated by the corner flag, a banana was thrown onto the pitch  The Brazil FA have said they will continue to fight against 'racism and prejudice'  Silva demanded 'change' but conceded players 'can't change people's mentality'

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Thiago Silva has demanded football change its attitude towards racism after a banana was thrown at Richarlison in Brazil's 5-1 friendly win over Tunisia. 

In what was a resounding display from Tite's side, the night at the Parc des Princes was soon overshadowed by the objects thrown at Tottenham striker Richarlison as he celebrated. 

He was celebrating having put Brazil 2-1 in front when several objects were thrown onto the pitch, one of which was clearly a banana. 

Footage showed Manchester United midfielder Fred kicking the banana away while other objects were also thrown onto the pitch. 

Speaking after the match Silva, Brazil's captain, was left 'saddened' by the episode and wants to see no repeat, 'because that's not football.'  

'I was saddened by the gesture they made, throwing the banana at Richarlison which, frankly, leaves me very saddened because that's not football,' he told reporters.

'Football is about supporting your team. Afterwards, on the pitch, we try to give our all for the national team. But gestures

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