Italian side AS Roma told Liverpool and Egypt’s Mohamed Salah to go and win the UEFA Champions League final slated for Kiev. Liverpool face Madrid for the top prize in European club competition.
Roma’s message came the team were eliminated by Salah’s Liverpool. Liverpool lost 4 – 2 at the Stadio Olympico but went through 6 – 7 on aggregate after a first-leg win of 5 – 2 at Anfield.
Salah was key in the Anfield victory scoring twice against his former side and providing an assist. Roma’s Twitter handle posted a photo of Salah in split Liverpool and Roma shirts with the message:
It hurts so much that AS Roma’s incredible dream of going all the way to Kiev is over but you’ll be there in your new colours. Good luck in the UCL final Mo Salah.
Liverpool on the night took the lead through Senegalese skipper Sadio Mane, Roma got level after an own goal before Liverpool restored their lead with a Wijnaldum header.
Roma went on to score thrice, the third coming on the 93rd minutes and setting up nervy closing stages of the game.
It hurts so much that #ASRoma’s incredible dream of going all the way to Kiev is over but you’ll be there in your new colours.
— AS Roma English (@ASRomaEN) May 2, 2018