Video: Italian soccer makes ‘miming a violin’ a sending-off offence

Roma coach Rudi Garcia was dismissed by the referee in the match against Juventus on Sunday after pretending to play a violin. He was thought to be disputing a dubious penalty decision.

Since when has violin playing been considered an offensive gesture?

(And what do we think of Rudi’s technique?)

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  • The bow’s placement and left-hand technique need some work.
    By the way, violin playing has been considered extremely offensive by countless neighbors sharing walls with young would-be prodigies.

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