Recently, there has been an increase in incidents involving animals during football matches. In Italy, a fan caught a fish in the stadium without further ado.
Reggio nell'Emilia – Recently, a dog caused a sensation at a Chilean football match. He ran onto the grass and insisted on a play session with the ball. But a game in the Italian Serie A probably topped this animal throw-in: There, a fish briefly became the main protagonist. A supporter fished him out of the fan block in the stadium during the game. The supporters celebrated him for it.
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At the away game against Sassuolo: Florence fan fished a fish out of the stadium ditch
Fiorentina narrowly missed out on qualifying for European business in Serie A with eighth place, but can still look back on a successful season. Fiorentina narrowly lost the Italian Cup final to Champions League finalists Inter Milan. The Conference League final against West Ham United in Prague is also scheduled for Wednesday.
So the fans have plenty of reason to be happy – especially since things are currently going well in Calcio in general, especially internationally. La Viola also won the last game of the recently concluded season 3-1 at US Sassuolo. But that was not the only thing that created a good mood among the supporters. During the game, one of the tifosi caught a fish out of the stadium pit.
A Fiorentina fan caught a fish in the stadium and was celebrated by other supporters. © Screenshot (2): Twitter/SPORTbible
After fishing: Fans celebrate fishing Florence supporter
In a video circulating on Twitter, a Fiorentina supporter can be seen using a wire to try to catch a fish from the ditch of the Mapei Stadium – Città del Tricolore – the home of Sassuolo Calcio in Reggio nell'Emilia. The ditch, which is supposed to keep the fans away from the pitch, is filled with water and is located directly in front of the block of supporters of the guests.
Curiously, the tifosi actually succeeds: the fan proudly pulls out the fish and presents it to the Fiorentina supporters. They cheer him on and continue to sing cheerfully, the atmosphere in the block is magnificent.
In the video: Fiorentina fan catches fish during the match
After fishing: Florence supporter threw the fish back into the stadium ditch
Then, as the article shows, the follower of the viola allows himself a short joke and indicates that he "makes sushi" from the still living animal. But then he releases the fish back into the water in the stadium pit with a smile.
A former Eintracht Frankfurt star sat on the Fiorentina bench for 90 minutes during the match: Luka Jovic. The Serb recently said that he had once left Frankfurt too early. (wuc)