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Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio makes his ridiculous hand gestures do the talking

by | 21st, September 2013

FOLLOWING his side’s a 3-0 defeat at The Hawthorns, Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio came out onto the pitch to “talk” with the traveling Sunderland fans. He stays well away from them, however, talking by waving his arms and pressing a finger to his chin. One fan in the crowd slips into Mediterranean-holiday-Brit-negotiating-with-local-taxi-driver mode and shrugs a bit. He does not itch beneath his nose and raise his arm to point at something ‘over there’. Had he have done so, what price Di Canio returning the gesture?

Di Canio then accepts some applause from fans who find him more entertaining than his team and swaggers off.

Some managers let their team’s football do the talking. Di Canio prefers to use his hands, which, as any football fan will tell you, is often against the rules:

 



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