Here's one sure way to lose your coaching job: Attack one of your own players. Fiorentina manager former manager Delio Rossi was involved in a physical confrontation with midfielder Adem Ljajic on Wednesday. On Thursday, Rossi was fired. From ESPN Soccernet:
Fiorentina president Andrea Della Valle told Sky Sports in Italy, in quotes reported on the club's official website: "At the end of the match I saw pictures of what happened on the bench when Ljajic was substituted.
If you wanted more proof that Italian soccer is insane, here it is: Fiorentina's coach Delli Rossi attacked forward Adem Ljajic during game against Novara this afternoon. It looks like Ljajic said something to Rossi after being subs... Read Post
Fiorentina manager Delio Rossi attacked player Adem Ljajic during today's match against Novara, taking offense to Ljajic's sarcastic applause after Rossi substituted for him early in the match. Ljajic—who just last week was consider... Read Post