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    25 Times Vincenzo Cassano Proved He Was The Best K-Drama Character Ever

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    1. The way he stood up to a racist mafioso in the first episode:

    Vincenzo calls the evil mafioso Emilio a neanderthal and that he will pay for disrespecting his people
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    (And burned down his entire vineyard, too. We love to see it!)

    2. And took a stand against his evil brother, Paolo, too:

    Vincenzo stands up to his brother Paolo and tells him he will always show him his loyalty as long as he deserves it
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    3. When, after a difficult day, he had to shoo away a pigeon that wouldn't let him sleep:

    Vincenzo lies awake in bed while a pigeon flaps loudly outside of his window
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    4. Every moment in the show when he gets so mad that he begins furiously cursing in Italian:

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    5. Actually, while we're at it, every time he speaks Italian is fantastic:

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    6. When he got caught scrolling through Instagram during an important meeting:

    Vincenzo sits in a huge chair during a local meeting and scrolls through instagram liking photos while someone scolds him for doing so
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    7. The fear the poor local Italian chef feels every time Vincenzo eats there:

    Vincenzo and Cha-young look at a sheepish-looking Italian chef
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    8. When he watched an opera instead of helping Cha-young get out of jail:

    Vincenzo watches an opera and thinks, "I don't need to worry about her. She'll get out on her own"
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    9. His endless fight with the pigeons that sit outside his window:

    Vincenzo pleads with the pigeons that sit on his windowsill to please be quiet
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    10. His love of espressos (not iced Americanos), which can be seen throughout the show:

    Vincenzo looks up in thought with an espresso sitting in front of him
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    11. When he got fiercely competitive about being able to eat spicy food:

    Vincenzo fights another man about how Italians love spicy chilis, saying that 'they even carry pepperoncini with them. I do too. They're 20,000 on the Scoville scale.'
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    12. And then immediately regretted it after he tasted how spicy the jjamppong was:

    Vincenzo struggles to eat a bowl of jjamppong that is incredibly spicy
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    13. Vincenzo and Cha-young's phenomenal first-day-at-court looks:

    Vincenzo, with Cha-young, gives a thumbs-up to the camera in a tailored suit with his hair slicked back
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    14. How he always has the perfect quote for any situation he finds himself in:

    Vincenzo tells Cha-young, "giving up on a hopeless war will give you a new opportunity"
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    15. When the tailor applauded him for wearing clothes so nicely:

    A tailor applauds Vincenzo trying a new suit and encourages Cha-young to applaud as well
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    16. When he got a prestigious football coach to recruit a fellow lawyer's son in order to get Cha-young released from jail (again):

    A famous football coach asks Vincenzo if player number 21 on the local soccer team is the player he must recruit for his team. 'He's the worst player here,' he says. 'I'm sorry,' Vincenzo replies.
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    17. When he revealed what his favorite Korean saying was:

    Cha-young and Vincenzo both say, 'looks like you need a good beating'
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    18. When the pigeon he was fighting with became his pet and he named it Inzaghi:

    Vincenzo tells Inzaghi not to coo and sticks his finger out to pet the pigeon
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    19. When he returned from jail to the surprise welcome party the other tenants had thrown for him:

    Vincenzo returns home to see a sign that says 'welcome back mafia's corn salad vincenzo' and the explains it's not corn salad, it's consigliere.
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    20. When he hung up on Jang Han-seok just to listen to the end of a song:

    Vincenzo says 'sorry, the music's going to hit the climax soon' and hangs up on Jang Han-seok
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    21. The way he celebrated after publicly humiliating Han-seok:

    Cha-young and Vincenzo applaud and blow bubbles with bubblegum after embarrassing Han-seok
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    22. When he defended Inzaghi from slander:

    After Cha-young says it was likely Inzaghi who pooped on the rooftop, Vincenzo defends the pigeon and says 'Inzaghi is not that kind of pigeon. I bet it was other pigeons. Don't badmouth Inzaghi.'
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    23. When the whole plaza came together to support him in his time of need:

    All of the plaza tenants surround him and tell him "We're all a part of the Cassano family"
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    24. How he became the older brother Jang Han-seo never had:

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    25. And last but certainly not least, when he read a book on how to befriend birds on a flight:

    Vincenzo reads a book titled how to befriend a bird
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    In conclusion, Vincenzo Cassano is one of the most iconic K-drama characters of all time, and we have no choice but to stan.

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    Now, if you need me, I'll be gearing up for Vincenzo's finale this weekend by rewatching the series on Netflix!