Coach Quits Job After Being Threatened with Gun by Player For Leaving Him On The Bench

Coach Quits Job After Being Threatened with Gun by Player For Leaving Him On The Bench
Coach Quits Job After Being Threatened with Gun by Player For Leaving Him On The Bench

A football coach handed in his resignation after his own player threatened him with a gun. Cristian Neira of Escuela Presidente Roca club in Argentina had broke the news to midfielder Cesar Pagani that will be on the bench for Thursday’s match.

Coach Quits Job After Being Threatened with Gun by Player For Leaving Him On The Bench

The incident happened in the lower divisions of Argentine football just north of Buenos Aires.

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President of the Cordoba Football League, Emeterio Farias, broke the news in a radio interview.

 

He said: “The coach quit.“The player threatened him with a gun during training.

 

“There’s another kid who is playing [in the starting lineup] and the coach thinks he is better, and he has the right to decide who plays.”

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The coach did not press charges out of fear for his own safety.

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