Banana thrown at Richarlison during Brazil’s 5-1 friendly win over Tunisia

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The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) reported that Richarlison was hit with a banana during a friendly match between Brazil and Tunisia in Paris.

Tuesday’s 5-1 victory for the Selecao at Parc des Princes was the result of Richarlison’s second goal.

However, news of a racist gesture made against the Tottenham forward during Brazil’s final match before the World Cup stained the victory.

Video footage appeared to show a banana land near Richarlison as he celebrated his goal, and the CBF confirmed the incident on social media.

“Unfortunately, after the goal, a banana was thrown on the pitch towards Richarlison, scorer of the second Brazilian goal,” a short statement read.

“The CBF reinforces its position to combat racism and repudiates any prejudiced manifestation.”

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