With spirits high after winning the Copa Libertadores, Atletico Mineiro's manager was in a forgiving mood.
50-year-old Alexi Stival, or Cuca is he is better known, found himself the target of a practical joke in his post tournament press conference.
The manager was relaying his thoughts to the dozens of reporters after their dramatic penalty shootout win over Olimpia, when he was dramatically interrupted.
A gaggle of Mineiro players, including five-foot-four whizkid Bernard, burst in and drenched their boss with champagne and an ice bucket.
Fortunately he could see the funny side, or was just so relieved and happy himself he did not really care.
We just recommend that if Bernard does seal a rumoured £21 million move to Arsenal, he leaves Arsene Wenger well alone...
Check out the video below, with Bernard getting in on the act 30 seconds in, before being chased out by his soon-to-be ex-manager: