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12th Apr 2015

Leverkusen sack Emir Spahic for headbutting a steward


Footballers are notorious for getting away with murder, protected by clubs willing to defend the indefensible to protect their investment.

But it turns out there is a line they shouldn’t cross…which was emphatically discovered by Bosnian defender Emir Spahic this week.

The centre-back has been sacked by Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen for headbutting a steward following Wednesday’s German Cup defeat to Bayern Munich.

The confrontation reportedly followed stewards preventing Spahic’s friends from entering the dressing room.

Talk about an over-the-top reaction (the headbutt, not the sacking)…