Di Canio the fascist.

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jdefoe
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Hey posters, what did you think about Di Canio's fascist gesture vs Rome toward the Lazio fans? Do you really think he tried to salute Mussolini because Lazio was his club?

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i'm not sure what his intent was. i think it was stupid that he got a fine though, or whatever happened
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expert, did you see this incident?

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I didn't see the incident, when did it happen?
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No, I wasn't aware of that. I think the league is worried because this was a gesture which could have provoked a violent reaction from the crowd. It's kind of weird because most of the time, the crowd is trying to provoke and intimidate players from the enemy team. If one of them reacts negatively, he would be fined.

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well, he saluted the Lazio fans, which is his club, and Mussolini's old club. So, i'd say the Lazio fans probably appreciated it.

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Neo-Nazism and football hooliganism are closely tied together so he's presumably encouraging violence (between opposing supporters). That's what the league's concern probably is.

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I don't think he deserves to be fined, this gesture wasn't intentional. Di Canio isn't dumb, he knows that if it was on purpase there would have big controversy.
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It looked like he meant it, I dunno, he may have wanted to attract people's attention so people would watch his game and hopefully he would be called up for Italy's team. That's just a MAYBE.
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well he should be getting called up anyway. he doesn't need fascism to help him get on squadra azzurra, he's good enough
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yeh neo-nazism and football are interrelated in some aspects. Look at real madrid fans in spain. a lot of them have banners supporting neo-nazism
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yeah i dont see anything wrong with that, its a stupid reason to get a fine.
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