Photos of Ex Chelsea Star Pedro Celebrating Lazio’s Win Against Inter With Eagle Perched on His Hand Emerges

Photos of Ex Chelsea Star Pedro Celebrating Lazio’s Win Against Inter With Eagle Perched on His Hand Emerges

  • Ex-Chelsea attacker Pedro was spotted with an eagle perched on his hand after inspiring Lazio to a huge triumph over title favourites Inter Milan
  • Pedro capped off a perfect outing with an assist and a typical trademark goal as Lazio run out 3-1 winners against Inter Milan
  • A massive win for the Biancocelesti, as they look to build early-season momentum in their top-four hunt while Inter's perfect start to the campaign was brought to a crashing halt

Former Chelsea forward Pedro climbed off the bench to inspire Lazio to an impressive win over Inter Milan on Friday, August 26 at the Stadio Olimpico.

Goals from Felipe Anderson, Luis Alberto and Pedro ensured the Biancocelesti ended Inter's perfect start to the season.

Despite the outstanding nature of the result, it was super-sub Pedro who stole the headlines for his awe-inspiring cameo and largely for his celebrations after the Inter victory.

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Pedro, eagle
Pedro celebrated Lazio's win against Inter Milan in style with an eagle perched on his right hand. Photo credit: @goal
Source: Twitter

In photos posted on Twitter, sighted by Sports Brief, Pedro celebrated Lazio's win against the Nerazzurri in style.

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The 35-year-old Spaniard chose to celebrate with Lazio’s iconic mascot, an eagle named Olimpia, perched on his hand.

How did Pedro perform in his cameo appearance?

Pedro's introduction added a cutting edge to the attacking machinery of the Biancocelesti with the 35-year-old setting up compatriot Luis Alberto, who launched a rocket of an effort to restore the lead for the home side.

He did not relent after his assist and was duly rewarded with his own perfect strike. He curled home to put the game beyond doubt with a sumptuous finish as Lazio run out 3-1 victors.

What does Lazio's eagle do?

Olimpia is a fan favourite and she has been flying around the Stadio Olimpico ahead of games since the 2010/11 season.

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Often times the eagle does not take flight in derbies between Lazio and Roma due to the tense atmosphere inside the ground.

Pedro climbs off the bench to inspire Lazio to impressive win over Inter

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Lazio's spirited performance stopped Inter Milan from extending their perfect start to the new Serie A season with a 3-1 win at the Stadio Olimpico on Friday night.

It is the first time that Lazio has recorded back-to-back home wins in the season's first two games since 2015/2016. They had beaten Bologna on the opening day of the Serie A.

Inter Milan, on the other hand, were looking to set an early tone for the season with three successive wins, but it wasn't meant to be. Simone Inzaghi suffered yet another defeat on his return to his former side. -year

Source: SportsBrief.com