AC Milan manager Clarence Seedorf praises Dani Alves for banana gesture: ‘I loved it, he showed strength’

Little did Dani Alves know when he scoffed that banana the impact it would have, and as a bonus, the status it would give him.

The Barcelona lateral has been given widespread praise from his peers, and one very welcome endorsement – from AC Milan boss Clarence Seedorf.

Seedorf told Football Focus that he ‘loved’ Alves’ gesture, and that he showed strength, and that he was on another level.

But, Seedorf stressed, it should only be one step in the mission to beat racism.

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