“Don’t lose your shirt” is just an expression. But sometimes, like on Saturday night, Nelson Vivas goes berserk over a bad refereeing decision and decorum goes out the window.
The former Arsenal and Quilmes defender and current coach of Estudiantes was not happy when the referees didn’t call Bocas Juniors goalkeeper Agustin Rossi for a foul on Estudiantes attacker Juan Cavallaro. The conversation didn’t go well, Vivas went sent off … and then he completely lost it.
And then he completely lost his shirt:
? La explosiva reacción y enojo de Nelson Vivas en el partido entre Estudiantes y Boca. pic.twitter.com/TzPkSBZfc2
— Diario Popular ? (@populardiario) May 6, 2017
Vivas is apoplectic to the point where one wonders if he’d ever seen a football match before. Bad decisions are part of the game, Nelson.
The Hulk jokes really write themselves here, but fans had another pop culture reference:
Nelson VIVAS vs WILLIE pic.twitter.com/8Cw2JD3Diq
— Christian Olmos (@OkCristianOlmos) May 7, 2017
The match ended in a dull 0-0 draw, but thanks to Vivas, there’s at least one big highlight worth watching over and over again.