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  • An expensive player who turns out to be a waste of money. Literally means rubbish bin. And not the teeny ones like the icon on your computer desktop but the gaping, hungry ones outside apartment buildings. A famous bidone was the English striker Luther Blisset whose name became so synonymous with incompetence that it was adopted by a group of political activists as a kind of statement that they had opted out of conventional society.

    December 11, 2007