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Juventus’ Costa spits in the face of Sassuolo player (video)

Juventus v Hellas Verona FC - Serie A

TURIN, ITALY - MAY 19: Douglas Costa of Juventus FC looks on during the serie A match between Juventus and Hellas Verona FC at Allianz Stadium on May 19, 2018 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)

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Disrespectful.

Sometimes we use it to praise a player’s torching of an opponent, and Douglas Costa has done that plenty of times (including in Brazil’s recent friendly win over the USMNT).

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But the Juventus winger turned the adjective in a ghastly direction on Sunday, spitting directly in the face of Sassuolo’s Federico Di Francesco (the son of Roma manager Eusebio Di Francesco).

Our guess? Teammate Giorgio Chiellini is going to have a word with him.

VAR caught the disgusting act, and Costa is going to get a significant punishment for it. Juventus won the match 2-1, keeping Sassuolo at bay on the table behind a pair from Cristiano Ronaldo.

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