February 21, 2024

Banners of Roma fans at the Olimpico in tribute to the team after the Europa League defeat


After the defeat in the Europa League, the Curva Sud wanted to pay homage to the team with songs and banners before the game against Spezia

Four days after the defeat in Budapest, the Roma receive their people’s homage in the Olimpico. Before and during the game against Spezia, played in front of 62,000 spectators, Mourinho’s team was embraced by the Foro Italico stadium, despite the great disappointment of losing the Europa League final on penalties to Sevilla. In fact, beyond the result, the men are the special They remain the protagonists of a ride that will forever be engraved in the hearts and minds of the fans, as evidenced by the many messages of love in the stands of the stadium. “The penalty was missing, not the value, thanks guys,” reads one of the banners that appeared in the Tevere stands, accompanied by a lengthy dedication to the team: “There is no defeat that can scratch our faith, come on, our Rome!” “.

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As always, there was no shortage of support from the hottest part of Roma fans. Before kick-off, a banner was hung in the Curva Sud with the thoughts of the Giallorossi supporters: “143 minutes of battle… You honored Rome and our jersey… Thanks for everything boys.” A far less affectionate promise to Anthony Taylor, the referee of the Puskas Arena game, who had a major influence on the EL final: “Taylor is a damn disgrace!” Many tributes also in memory of Antonio De Falchi, a Giallorossi fan who died on June 4, 1989 .


The one who, on the other hand, despite not being present in the stands, received the ovation and the unconditional support of the Olimpico is José Mourinho. The special – he is serving a disqualification for a game – he was hailed at the time the formations were announced and received the dedication of the Curva Sud: “Mou Roma is with you!” accompanied by a long chorus in Portuguese. A declaration of love to the coach, but also a clear message to the club: the leader of Setubal is not moving.

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