It’s cool if you throw one or two live chickens at Romario. Throw six and it’s on like Donkey Kong. A court ordered him to pay $17000 to a fan he attacked six years ago during a training session with Brazilian club Fluminense. To say that he was justified would be an understatement.
“You’re going to give me a bollocking in my own home? No, you’re not are you. If you want to have a go at me go to the Maracana [Rio's largest stadium], but don’t do it here, “ranted the player as he and physiotherapist Fernando Lima laid into Gomes.
“He can’t play football but he knows how to fight,” the 31-year old Gomes told reporters afterwards.