Atalanta, the great celebration for its entry into history – Football

BERGAMO — Piazza Vittorio Veneto, province of Dublin. Bergamoyes, but for the 15 thousand who took to the streets on Saturday evening to warm the Goddess from a distance with their cheering and warm themselves with the hat-trick by Lookman which seals the dream victory over Bayer Leverkusen and take home the trophyEuropa League, it’s like being in the stands of the Avia Stadium. And what does it matter if, between one charter and another, only 7,000 arrived in Ireland? Here in the heart of the lower city – two screens because one looks at the station and the other, as befits the always divided city, at Bergamo Alta – there are double the number, or rather more, while after the referee’s whistle entire families pour in on the street and who cares if tomorrow is a work day as usual and you have to get up early.

Atalanta-Leverkusen 3-0: Lookman (hat-trick) gives the Nerazzurri a historic Europa League by our correspondent Emanuele Gamba 22 May 2024

After all, when this joy of being all in the square again to celebrate a achieved goal, to see the coach, Gasp, who – ovation – live from Dublin “I dedicate this victory to the city of Bergamo”, to scrutinize the tears of the president, the king of shopping centers Antonio Percassi who confirms himself as a true city hero. On the pitch in Dublin the players’ families invade the pitch, the mayor Gori He says disheveledly from the sidelines: “Thank you President, thank you Gasp, you have given us an emotion that we will remember for the rest of our lives!”. Nerazzurri pride: “We no longer remembered the emotion of lifting a cup”, the voices from the square. Enthusiasm, but also an entirely orobic understatement: how were these 90 minutes, the Bergamo TV interviewer asks a young fan? “Intense”.

Atalanta-Leverkusen report cards: Ederson impresses, Tapsoba not received by our correspondent Franco Vanni 22 May 2024

The people of Bergamo and not only them: the Nigerian spell of the three goals given to those who did not lose a match in 51 rounds also awakens the not indifferent community of immigrants who live and work in one of the most productive cities in Europe: “Proud to be Nigerian”, is heard among the native accents. Tomorrow we go back to work, the minibuses full of “magut”, the bricklayers who build all of Lombardy from the Bergamo valleys, will leave later than the usual five in the morning or perhaps they won’t leave at all. After all, here in Piazza Vittorio Veneto, for an evening on the banks of the Liffey, who can go to bed to interrupt the most beautiful dream with sleep?

Atalanta-Leverkusen report cards: Ederson impresses, Tapsoba not received by our correspondent Franco Vanni 22 May 2024 Topics
2024-05-22 22:04:05
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