Lautaro Martínez and Antonio Conte exposed an unexpected conflict in the middle of the Inter Milan game. The image went around the world. The coach took out the Argentine striker, who expressed his fury with angry looks and kicking some things in his way. "You have to show respect, instead of doing the phenomenon," the DT would have told him. The situation of tension, unexpected by the way, was parked in the middle of the best moment of the Italian club in recent years after having obtained the Scudetto that cut off the hegemony of Juventus.
The problem lasted a few hours and the resolution was in a more than particular way: with a boxing match in full training! At least, this was exposed by both the official account of the club on social networks and the DT himself on his official Instagram profile. "Live from Madison Square Garden," wrote the Italian to accompany the video of the moment. "All together" was the hashtag he chose.
The improvised match took place at the team's practice in Appiano Gentile, with some tapes of the construction sites as ropes and Romelu Lukaku as the presenter. "Born in 1997, from Bahía Blanca, on the left corner...", the top scorer started before presenting him as "Toro Lautaro Martínez" to the excitement of his teammates who were spectators. Conte's description was accompanied by boos from the players and a laugh from the coach himself, who was already wearing gloves in the home corner they prepared. "Let's get ready to rumble!", completed the Belgian taking the emblematic phrase of the renowned boxing presenter Michael Buffer.
The fact that put them in the spotlight unfolded during the 3-1 victory over Roma in Serie A. The 23-year-old attacker began the duel on the substitute bench, entered the game 35 minutes into the game. first stage as a result of the injury of the Chilean Alexis Sánchez. However, at 22 of the complement Conte decided to remove it and Lautaro exploded.
However, the day after, the Gazzetta dello Sport reported that the former Racing Club attacker had previously made a fundamental gesture to end the controversy generated: he arrived early for practice, apologized to Conte and also to his teammates, at the same time who offered everyone a barbecue at his home to sign peace.