Let's be clear that we're sure that Chad Johnson won't be getting any touchdown celebration ideas from Paolo Di Canio.
Paolo, who plays for Lazio in the Italian soccer league, was fined and suspended for making a fascist salute during a soccer match.
Of course the gesture was attacked by politicans, players, fans and Italian Jewish groups. We wouldn't be surprised if we heard Jesse Jackson's name in that group also. He's everywhere there is controversy.
Sepp Blatter, president of world soccer's governing body FIFA, said players making fascist salutes should be banned from the game for life.
Di Canio defended the gesture and said it was not a politcal statement. It surely looked like it was. Unless he was telling fans to talk to the hand.
Sounds like the match prompted the gesture. At the match the home team supporter chanted anti-fascit songs and the Lazio supporters held up a swastika. Wow what a fun way to spend the game. Did you get your camera? Yes. A jacket for the weather? Yep. Your swastika? Ohh...almost forgot it.
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