Italian TV reporter beats annoying fan with banana on transfer deadline day

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Monday February 1st, 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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