All Thursday’s video games within the Europa League mirror the loss of life of Paolo Rossi. Earlier than kick-off, there’s a minute of silence in reminiscence of the legendary Italian soccer participant who died on Thursday on the age of 64.
PSV (6.55 pm at house in opposition to Omonia Nicosia), AZ (6.55 pm away in opposition to HNK Rijeka) and Feyenoord (9 pm in opposition to Wolfsberger AC) will play on Thursday within the final spherical of the group stage of the Europa League.
Rossi, who has been sick for a very long time, is taken into account the most effective soccer gamers of all time in Italy. He grew to become world champion together with his nation in 1982. He was the highest scorer with six objectives and was named the event’s greatest participant.
On the finish of 1982 Rossi, who scored 20 instances in 48 worldwide matches, was awarded the Golden Ball, the prize for the world footballer of the yr. And in 2004, he completed twelfth in UEFA’s election of the very best ever European participant.
A number of weeks in the past, Diego Maradona was silent for a minute within the Champions League and Europa League. The long-lasting Argentinian soccer participant died on the age of sixty from the results of cardiac arrest.
PSV has already secured a spot within the knockout section. AZ and Feyenoord qualify for a win for the second spherical. The Alkmaarders might even be glad with a draw. After the winter break Ajax can even enter the Europa League.
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