Video: Pep Guardiola slaps Thiago in glorious HD super slow motion

Posted by Chris Wright

While watching his side go down 4-2 to Dortmund in the German Super Cup on Saturday night, Bayern boss Pep Guardiola went into apoplexy over his side's sloppy ball retention, giving Thiago Alcantara what for after one too many slip-ups in the midfield - slapping his summer signing across the face in frustration like he were a puppy caught piddling on the new carpet...

Ahh, the wonders of HD super slo-mo! Every cheek ripple, every flying bead of sweat.

Rest assured, Pep giving his players brusque clips round the earholes is nothing new. Indeed, just ask Dani Alves and Lionel Messi...


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