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Football Balls: Sampdoria Fans Surrounded By Police Protection Away At Roma And Saluting Arrigo Brovedani

by | 10th, January 2014

THE age-old reply to the Sampa fan’s question “What time does the Roma-Sampdoria game start?” is “What time can you get here?”

A few made it to the Coppa Italia match at the Stadio Olimpico.

That’s not them surrounding the Roma fans in a Ultras siege. That’s them in the middle, shielded from the cheap seats by a wall of yellow bibs.

 

sampadoria

 

Sampdoria have made us smile before. In December 2012, a lone solitary Udinese fan was there to see his side’s 0-2 victory over Sampdoria .

That fan in the ‘I was there” T-shirt is Arrigo Brovedani. He told Sky Sports Italia of his night out at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris:

 

udinese fan

 

“I was in Genoa for a work meeting and usually take a trip round the area around this time of year, but it was pure coincidence Udinese were playing there at the same time. So I took advantage and organised a ticket. If I am in a city where Udinese happen to be playing, clients tend to send me free tickets, as they know my passion for the

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