'I kicked his ass - it felt good!’ Swiss football president viciously attacks TV commentator (VIDEO)
Sion boss Christian Constantin launched an attack on former Switzerland national team manager-turned-TV pundit Rolf Fringer after a 2-1 away win over Lugano in the Swiss Super League on Thursday.
FC Sion president Christian Constantin has physically attacked TV pundit Rolf Fringer during Lugano - Sion. pic.twitter.com/uSpwr1ChYH— Mr. Oli (@aulit_z) September 21, 2017
Video footage shows the pair on the touchline at Fringer on the floor, apparently having been knocked down, with Constantin leaning in to aim a swipe at the 60-year-old’s face.
Fringer alleges that the fracas began when Constantin's son attacked him off-camera and then his father stepped in to finish the argument.
CC: Rolf Fringer made an article this week where he criticized- treated me badly so I went to settle my case with him— Oli (@oliverdislich) September 21, 2017
Reporter: In what way?
CC: I grabbed him, and kicked him up the arse, it felt good— Oli (@oliverdislich) September 21, 2017
Rep: Is that presidential behaviour?
CC: No it isn't, but being polite and to-
The attack was in relation to an article written by Fringer in which he called Constantin “a narcissist with no empathy.”
Constantin is reported to have said, “Rolf Fringer made an article this week where he criticized- treated me badly so I went to settle my case with him.
“I grabbed him, and kicked him up the arse, it felt good,” Constantin told reporters.
Als Experte kann man sich nicht alles gefallen lassen... 😉😂 pic.twitter.com/Ldkj7ayxQs— Oliver Kahn (@OliverKahn) September 22, 2017
The incident has already been trolled on social media, with former German international goalkeeper and captain Oliver Kahn photoshopping himself into the fracas in a tweet.