Azerbaijan coach Vogts insulted by journalists

Journalists threw a roll of toilet paper at Azerbaijan coach

Berti Vogts to express their displeasure with the national team’s


The incident took place Sunday during a news conference in Baku

ahead of Azerbaijan’s European Championship qualifier against

Germany on Tuesday.

The Azerbaijani journalists also presented Vogts with a jug of

water of the type used in Muslim countries to wash after using the


The Russian newspaper Sport-Express cited Vogts as describing it

as an attack and saying he has reported it to the police.

The 64-year-old German took over Azerbaijan in April 2008.

Azerbaijan finished next to last in qualifying for the 2010 World

Cup, and has lost four of five Euro 2012 qualifiers.