Real Madrid Fans Cheer Kostas Manolas' Name Before Kick-Off After His Goal Against Barcelona
Real Madrid fans still hold Kostas Manolas close to their heart following his heroics against Barcelona last season.
AS Roma faced Real Madrid in the Champions League and as Manolas' name was being read about out by the tannoy announcer, the Greek defender was greeted with a mighty cheer from the Santiago Bernabeu.
Roma team just read out at the Santiago Bernabéu. One name received bigger cheers from the home fans than the away fans. Manolas. His goal knocked Real Madrid's big rivals, Barcelona, out of the Champions League last season...#RealMadridRoma #UCL #- Ben Hayward (@bghayward) September 19, 2018
Of course, Manolas netted a dramatic winner versus Barcelona to knock them out of last season's competition.
AS Roma shared the video on Twitter and, naturally, it got plenty of people talking:
After what he did to Barca?- IDOWUSPRING (@springdexign) September 20, 2018
You don't know how much Real fans love him for helping them win the UCL. Barca was the only club that could pose athreat to their campaign and manolas shattered Barca dreams
Best thing here is how Barcelona fans go mad- :flag_de: Herr Alv (1-1) (@DieVierSterne) September 19, 2018
But, as for the actual game between Real Madrid vs. AS Roma, Manolas was unable to produce. His side lost 3-0 to the defending champions.
The La Liga outfit secured all three points thanks to goals from Isco, Gareth Bale and Mariano Diaz.