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Cluj Sack Manager After He Destroys Dugout (Video)

Well, you can’t accuse him of lacking passion.

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Romanian champions CFR Cluj sacked coach Sorin Cartu on Thursday after he smashed up the dugout during the 1-0 Champions League defeat away at Basel on Tuesday.

“Due to this unwanted gesture committed by Sorin Cartu we have decided to sack him from his current position,” CFR Cluj president Iuliu Muresan said in a statement on the club’s website.

“We would like to give our most sincere apologies, first of all to UEFA, the host of the Champions League competition, to the Swiss club FC Basel, to our fans and to all football and sports fans.” (Sports Illustrated)

This really has to be seen to be believed.

Sure, it’s frustrating seeing your team knocked out of the Champions League – and having finished bottom of the group, Cluj won’t even participate in the Europa League.

However, it doesn’t seem exactly hyperbolic to say this is a rather extreme reaction:


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