Sergio Romero’s speech to Boca fans: “I take my hat off”

boca goalkeeper, sergio romero, He expressed his regret after the defeat in the Copa Libertadores final against Fluminense by a score of 2 to 1. But he thanked the fans who came to the Maracana for their support.

He commented in the official broadcast after the match: “I take my hat off to the people. I am grateful that they were with us throughout the cup, and that is why it hurts me not to give them happiness today.” The 36-year-old goalkeeper performed very well in the tournament and won on penalties in the round of 16, quarter-finals and semi-finals.

“We were always in the game, we had hope at all times, but it’s difficult when you’re at a disadvantage,” the goalkeeper said. “This is football, sometimes we have to win and sometimes we have to lose.” “Now we have to raise our morale.” Go on and continue. For his part, striker Dario Benedetto, who entered the match in the last 17 minutes of regular time instead of Edinson Cavani, commented that his team “deserved more.”

They show the flags of the United Kingdom

Fluminense fans took advantage of the stadium given to them by CONMEBOL to hold a party similar to the one they held at the Maracanã on the days of classic matches against Flamengo, Vasco da Gama or Botafogo, even displaying the flag of the United Kingdom, Usually used by its organized fans, Young Flo, claiming the British origin of the club which was founded in 1902 by Oscar Cox, the son of a London diplomat.

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Young Flow fans, accused of ambushing the Argentines on Thursday on Copacabana Beach, prepared a big party with 20,000 tricolor flags. But in the middle of the crowd, they didn’t put Fluminense’s already famous Union Jack logo, in green and white, but the original British colour.

Those flags were also seen on the giant screen, from Boca Juniors fans, Maradounian and the Falkland Islanders slogan “He who does not jump is an Englishman” was chanted during the vigil for the start of the final match, after the repression carried out by the mounted police against Boca fans lined up in line under the pretext of having “Lines without entry” sought to breach the security perimeter and fences.

With information from Telam

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