October 22, 2021


World News

Thousands of AS Roma fans celebrate team’s 94th birthday in Piazza del Popolo

Thousands of AS Roma fans gathered at the Piazza del Popolo to celebrate the team’s 94th birthday, before marching through Via del Corso, in the early hours of Thursday morning in Rome.

Crowds could be seen lighting red and yellow flares, honouring the colours of the football team, as well as chanting against Rome-based football club Societa Sportiva Lazio.

Fans were especially full of praise for AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho, with one fan, Davide Valeri, dubbing him the ‘most successful coach to have ever set foot in the capital’.

The procession ended just before 01:00 local time (23:00GMT) at the Trevi fountain, which was adorned with the team’s colours using four projectors for the occasion.