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Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola slaps Thiago Alcantara (Video)

Jul 28, 2013, 12:20 PM EDT

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It appears that emotions got the better of Pep Guardiola during his first competitive match as manager of Bayern Munich as the two time Champions League winner slapped Thiago Alcantara during a talk with his players.

The slap came after the Bavarian giants conceded twice in two minutes during yesterday’s German Super Cup, which Munich lost 4-2 to rivals Borussia Dortmund.

If this kind of moment happened in professional sports in the United States, Guardiola would be looking at anything from a fine to a suspension to a lawsuit.

What kind of sanctions he’ll receive in Germany, if any, remains to be seen.

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