Roma alert army bomb squad after finding unexploded WWII devices

Roma alert army bomb squad after finding unexploded WWII devices

Babajide Orevba
November 28, 2020 at 6:16 PM

- Roma officials spotted unexploded bombs around the club’s training ground

- It was gathered that the relics were World War II bomb devices

- The club immediately invited officials Italian army officers to move them away

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Roma got stunned during the week following the discovery of World War II bomb devices somewhere at their training ground.

Club officials immediately called on the Italian army bomb squad to help remove the devices which were buried in the turf during work to build new pitches at the complex.

According to Italian outlet Il Messagero via SunSport, the devices which were about 20 foot long were unearthed as the club tweeted with their official account with a picture showing soldiers removing the relics.

A club statement on Saturday said: "Well, this doesn’t happen every day...

"A big thank you to the Italian army and their bomb squad, after they safely and successfully removed a number of devices dating back to the Second World War from the club’s training centre at Trigoria this week!"

Fortunately no one was hurt during the removal of the bombs.

Roma themselves have been in some explosive form this season, sitting third in Serie A and currently 11 games unbeaten in all competitions.

Roma alert army bomb squad after finding unexploded Second World War devices
Roma officials spotted unexploded bomb devices at their training grounf. Photo: AS Roma (Twitter)
Source: Twitter

Meanwhile, Diego Maradona remains a football icon even in death as AC Milan star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has stated that the late legend was more than football.

Maradona passed away at his home in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, following reports claiming he suffered cardiovascular arrest. The football world has continued to mourn the legend who many have described as the greatest footballer of all-time.

Meanwhile, AC Milan striker Zlatan in his tribute stated that the late legend who died at the age of 60 must be remembered and will be remembered forever.

And earlier reported that news of Maradona’s death stunned the world on Wednesday, November 25 as reports claim the 60-year-old died of cardiovascular arrest.

He spent eight remarkable seasons at Italian club Napoli between 1984 and 1991 during the peak of his career inspiring the team to 2 Serie A titles, 1 Copa Italia title, 1 UEFA Cup title and 1 Supercoppa Italiana title.

Upon news of his death, Napoli expressed shock and grief when the club wrote on social media:

"The world awaits our words but there are no words to describe the pain we're going through. Now is the time to grieve. Diego," the club tweeted.

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Babajide Orevba is a Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.