Roma give all their tickets for Europa League Conference to fans for free

Roma have decided to give away all their tickets for the Europa League Conference final to their fans for free.

The Giallorossi reached their first European final in 31 years after beating Leicester on Thursday (May 5). A packed out Stadio Olimpico cheered them on to a 1-0 victory which saw them progress as 2-1 winners on aggregate.

It was announced shortly after the match that the club's allocation of tickets will be distributed among season ticket holders, who can enter a ballot to receive a code which will entitle them to a free ticket. The gesture didn't stop there, either.

They later vowed to guarantee a ticket for the 166 fans who travelled to Norway to watch their 6-1 defeat to FK Bodo/Glimt in the group stages of the competition earlier this season.

The Roma faithful were hailed by Tammy Abraham, who scored the solitary second-leg goal. "Before the game started, the fans won us this game,” he told BT Sport.

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Boss Jose Mourinho was also full of praise for the supporters in attendance. He said: "We weren’t even on the pitch and we heard them. The win was for them and my team. Hopefully we can go all the way.”

An emotional Mourinho broke down in tears post-match. "Why did I shed a tear? Because I feel what they all feel," the Special One explained.

"It’s a giant club without a trophy room for the social importance of this club. I know what it means to these people and my emotion was for them.

"I’ve been lucky enough to be in more prestigious finals but this made me feel very special. We have a sense of family.

"With age you become less selfish and more of a father or even a grandfather to some of them, I’m very happy for all of them. Rome is a red and yellow city, we’ll see the joy over the coming days. I’ve made a small contribution to that."

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