Screenshot: Sport Italia

Watch a fan push an Italian TV reporter over the edge with an inflatable banana during transfer deadline day.

By The SI Staff
February 01, 2016

Transfer deadline day rarely passes without some live TV gaffe or unscripted event involving over-eager fans, and Monday did not disappoint. 

Sky Sports has taken its presenters off of live TV duty, after the sex-prop incident in 2014 pushed things over the top. Yet that did not stop a fan with an inflatable banana from trying to frazzle a presenter on Sport Italia, and after some persistence (and with a tremendous poker face), he succeeded. 

The presenter, after having the banana draped on his head, proceeded to break character and beat the fan with the prop:

For the moves taking place on deadline day, follow along here.

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