We’re used to seeing soccer players and fans act despicably, but it’s pretty rare for a coach to jump into the fray of depressingly common shitheadery. Defying this trend is Juan Carlos Gambandé, the goalkeepers’ coach at Argentina’s Racing Club, being a racist asshole at the expense of some Brazilian fans.
Gambandé’s Racing were visiting Brazil’s Atlético Mineiro in the Copa Libertadores on Wednesday, and were booted from the tournament after losing to the home team. On his way off the pitch, cameras caught Gambandé doing this, the implications of which should be obvious:
When in Rome, I guess.