The 37-year-old goalkeeper saw the red on Sunday after rebuking the fourth referee from the bench, his natural habitat in Milan.
Tommaso BerniHe has not played a single minute in an official match with Inter Milan, the club that signed him in 2014 to become the substitute forSamir Handanovic. However, the 37-year-old veteran goalkeeper never goes unnoticed on Giuseppe Meazza’s bench, where he has earned deserved fame for his continued protests to referees.
On Sunday, at the Ennio Tardini stadium in Parma, Inter suffered until the last minute to get a victory with which to stay in the fight for second place in Serie A (1-2). The nerves ofAntonio Conte, who saw the game from the stands due to sanction, increased from the early 1-0 ofGervinhoand the restlessness on his bench exploded on the tongue always rendered by Berni, sent off in the 68th minute for his angry protests to the fourth referee.
Fabio Marescashowed the red card to the goalkeeper, who reproached the judge for a previous foul onThey leave KulusevskionNicolo Barella. It was the second dismissal of the season for Berni, since on January 26 he was also punished for his ironic handshake to the referee. Only two minutes before,Gianluca Manganiellohad expelledLautaro Martnez.
Nine matches in Serie A
Obviously, the sanction matches do not seem to worry Berni much, whose last commitment in Serie A dates from October 28, 2012. At that time, he defended the colors of Sampdoria, where he came after his experiences in Lazio, the Salernitana , the Braga or the Torino and form in the lower categories of Fiorentina. The last season in which he started was 2005-2006, in the ranks of Ternara, in Serie B.
In fact, on his record he can only boast nine presences in Serie A. Interestingly, only three days after the aforementioned 2012 match with Sampdoria he was also sent off on the bench during a commitment against Inter.