Euro 2012 Snapshot: Slaven Bilic Gets Big Kiss, Shares Tender Moment With Pitch Invader

Chris Wright

11th, June 2012


By Chris Wright

While Croatia were busy stuffing Ireland 3-1 last night, a pitch invader encroached unto the Croat bench and laid a big ol’ smacker on coach Slaven Bilic…

Oo-er. It looked a tad uncomfortable at the time, awkward even – however, the photo used in the local press seems to reveal an altogether different story…

The first blushes of a new romance. It’s a beautiful, tender thing. Billy Joel should probably write a song about this.

Posted in Euro 2012, Hardmen

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  1. plops says:

    I won’t be the one to tell him he’s a bender.

  2. Mr. Chopper says:

    What was with the wall of silence about this by ITV last night? They refused to acknowledge it, even when it was clearly visible on screen. The commentator even seemed to go as far as to say the reason the crowd were cheering was because of Eduardo getting subbed on.

    It’s about 1:38:50 into here, when Eduardo gets subbed on:

  3. elektronik says:

    it’s a policy. they can not comment or show things like that because that would only encourage the pitch invaders

  4. Captain Obvious says:

    Damn. He closed his eyes and EVERYTHING

  5. KingB3113 says:

    @elektronik Thanks for clearing that up, I always wondered why commentators would awkwardly ignore things like this

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