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26th Jun 2015

Chile’s Jara given the finger by his club after Copa America fiasco

The bigger they are, the Jara they fall...

Tom Victor

Gonzalo Jara has been banned for the remainder of the Copa America, and could be forced to find a new club, after what has been quickly labelled ‘bum-gate’.

The Chilean provoked opponent Edinson Cavani by appearing to stick his finger up the Uruguayan’s anus during their Copa America quarter-final before collapsing in a heap when Cavani retaliated.

Now it might be out of sight, out of Mainz for the former West Brom man, whose German employers have told him he can leave if an offer comes in.

“The prod was bad, but the theatrics were worse,” a Mainz spokesperson told German newspaper Bild.

Maybe Jara will agree that now is the time for a new start.