Inter Scudetto, from the Castle to Piazza Duomo: thousands gathered in Milan. “We party even without going to the stadium”

Thousands of Nerazzurri fans – the Questura has estimated 30 thousand people on the street – have invaded Piazza Duomo in Milan e the life of Old Town to celebrate the return of victory in Serie A after 11 years of abstinence. Inter with four days ahead of the end of the championship has in fact won its nineteenth championship. In the square, little distance and respect for anti-Covid prescriptions: many fans without a mask who have formed large gatherings.

Traffic clogged with ‘carousels’ in cars and motorbikes on the city streets, as well as gatherings in the square, characterized the hours immediately following the victory. “The emotion is very strong, it was time to go back to winning after a long time,” said a veteran of the Triplete of 2010. There are many Nerazzurri shirts, among which the names of the players of the past also stand out. Choruses for Romelu Lukaku, the striker number 9 indicated as “player of the year” by most and teased for AC Milan and Juventus.

A special year to win the Scudetto, the fans stressed, date the inability to go to the stadium, closed to the public due to the Covid-19 pandemic. “You suffer more from the sofa at home,” said a boy with a banner dedicated to Christian Eriksen. The result also certifies the love of the Nerazzurri fans for the coach Antonio Conte. The coach’s Juventus past is now a memory: “Much of the credit goes to him, he brought the group together”.

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