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AS Roma fans troll their own 'rabbit' players with 50kgs of carrots

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AS Roma fans are possibly some of the most demanding in world football. Their infamous 'Tifosi' has caused plenty of trouble in the past, but they are also able to produce moments of brilliance as today proves.

Rudi Garcia's men have been far from impressive in recent games, losing 2-0 to Serie A underdogs Atalanta at the Stadio Olimpico this past weekend.

It leaves them winless in three games across all competitions, in which they conceded 10 goals and scored just three.


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The Roma fans are not happy, branding their players 'rabbits' for what they deem to be pitiful performances. What a burn!

Just in case the Roma stars hadn't got the point, the fans made it abundantly clear at their Trigoria training ground earlier today.

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As the players turned up for training, they were met with a group of Roma fans and road blockade created with 50kg of carrots.

Yes, that is right, carrots. When asked to leave by security forces, the fans unveiled a banner with the words 'Buon appetito, conigli', translating to 'Enjoy your meal, rabbits'.


But Roma's season is hardly over. They remain the top scorers in Serie A with 29 goals and are fourth in the table, just four points off current leaders Napoli.

And, of course, one of their past games was against Barcelona at Camp Nou, where they were ruthlessly taken apart by the best attacking line up the world has ever seen.

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Chance for reform

Their form in Europe has been concerning, however. They have conceded 16 goals in just five Champions League games, surrendering a 4-2 lead against Bayern Leverkusen and losing 3-2 to BATE Borisov.

Qualifying for the latter stages will go a long way to repairing their relationship with fans and should solidify Garcia's position as the club's manager. But defeat to Napoli, who they play in three games time, could also seal his fate.


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