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Felipe Anderson gets emotional in his last game for Lazio before joining Palmeiras

Felipe Anderson gets emotional in his last game for Lazio before joining Palmeiras

Attacking midfielder Felipe Anderson had his last game with the Lazio shirt this Sunday at the end of the Italian Championship. In his last match for the Italian team before appearing for the Palm treesthe club with which he has signed a pre-contract, the Brazilian was moved by the tributes from the fans.

In a game played at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, Lazio drew 1-1 with Sassuolo and finished the Italian Championship in seventh place, with 61 points. On that occasion, coach Igor Tudor started with Felipe Anderson on the bench. The player only entered the field eight minutes into the second half.

In recent days, Felipe Anderson had already received tribute from Lazio for his history with the club, which began in 2013. This Sunday, fans present at the stadium raised several banners with phrases of thanks to the Brazilian.

At the end of the match, the number 7 took an Olympic lap around the pitch, unable to contain his tears as he was applauded by the fans. He also spoke to the fans and received a painting with a shirt with the number 326, which illustrates the number of games he played for Lazio.

Felipe Anderson’s contract with Verdão will come into effect on July 1st of this year, shortly after his contract with the Italian team formally ends. In April, the 31-year-old athlete publicly declared that he would not remain in Italian football with the end of his contract with Lazio. On the same day as the statement, the São Paulo team announced the signing of the player.

This way, before reporting to Verdão, Felipe Anderson will have a period of rest. When he entered the field this Sunday, he reached the mark of 151 consecutive games for the Italian club.

Source: Gazetaesportiva

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