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Was Banana-Gate Racist?! Twitter Debates Feyenoord’s Gervinho Controversy

It certainly didn’t look good, that’s for sure…

There was controversy in the Europa League last night after an inflatable banana was hurled in the direction of Roma star Gervinho by Feyenoord fans.

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However, well many were quick to condemn the incident there was those online who tried to defend it, claiming it was actually a club tradition to have inflatable bananas in the stands and it was accidentally blown onto the pitch.

See the reaction to the incident below: was it racist or not?

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