Unless that guy’s shirt sleeve was on fire, that there is just gross.
Juventus hammered Roma 4-0 this past Sunday in Serie A league play, and when you’re on the receiving end of a drubbing like that chances are you’re going to be a tad on the testy side. No doubt Roma midfielder Erik Lamela was feeling this way, and when he and Juventus’ Stephan Lichtsteiner started jawing with each other late in the match, and Lichtsteiner showed him four fingers for each of Juve’s goals as a sort of scoreboard taunt, that was about all Lamela could take and he struck back at Lichtsteiner in one of the most vile and disgusting ways possible.
He spat on him.
The video above provides indisputable evidence of Lamela spitting on the left arm of Lichtsteiner, so much so that the Argentine footballer was given a three-match suspension, and after viewing the clip themselves, the club has decided not to appeal the ban. I’m no law talking guy, but that’s probably a wise idea, seeing that the evidence is pretty cut and dry.
Lamela needs to work on his comebacks, because anything, even something as simple as flashing the middle finger (which would have been a fairly decent retort to Lichtsteiner’s four finger salute), is infinitely better than spitting on another human being.
[H/T to Dirty Tackle]