Watch as Lukaku hosts 'boxing fight' between Conte and Martinez after Inter Milan manager's touchline row with striker

ANTONIO CONTE and Lautaro Martinez are braced for round two after Romelu Lukaku hosted a training ground boxing match.

The footballing heavyweights clashed on the touchline during Inter Milan's 3-1 win over Roma on Wednesday night.


Martinez reacted angrily after he was subbed off with 13 minutes to spare – after being introduced as a 36th minute sub for the injured Alexis Sanchez.

The fiery Argentine ignored his manager on the touchline and booted a water bottle before throwing his shirt to the ground.

Conte then reportedly shouted at his striker: "You need to shut up, have you understood?"

Inter's assistant manager Cristian Stellini later revealed it was because he wasn't showing the right mentality on the pitch.

However, it appeared the row was in the heat of the moment despite the pair stepping inside a makeshift ring at the training ground.

Lukaku channeled his inner Bruce Buffer by brilliantly playing the part as ring announcer and introducing the pair.

Martinez and Conte both wore boxing gloves as coaches and team-mates cheered outside of the ring.

Conte sported a huge grin as he was met with a chorus of boos before the video ends with the words 'let's get ready to rumble.'



It is no surprise the squad appeared in fine spirits on Thursday after ending their 11-year wait to be crowned Serie A champions.

Inter ended Juventus' nine-year dominance in Italy by storming to the league title having lost just twice in 36 matches.

Martinez played a huge part scoring 16 times and assisting five in 36 Serie A appearances.

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