LONDON - A German tourist has admitted
throwing a banana on to the pitch during Brazil's 2-0 friendly
victory over Scotland at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium, the Premier
League club said on Tuesday.
Brazil striker Neymar, who scored both goals on Sunday,
complained after the game that he had been the target of racist
Arsenal said London's Metropolitan Police were satisfied
there was no racist intent and that no action will be taken
against the fan.
"After consultation with the Metropolitan Police, Arsenal
Football Club can confirm that a German teenage tourist has
admitted throwing a banana onto the pitch during the Brazil v
Scotland International Friendly at Emirates Stadium on Sunday,"
Arsenal said in a statement.
"The youngster was sitting in the North Bank of Emirates
Stadium, an area of the stadium which was occupied by the
official allocation of tickets to Brazil supporters, when he
threw the banana onto the pitch during the second half of the
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