David Pejičić ‘grateful’ to Rijeka fans: after insults in friendly, teenager tells them they will only make him stronger
Italian Serie A team Udinese took advantage of the national team’s break for an international friendly. Udinese, without Jaka Bijol and Sandi Lovrić, were away in Croatia, where they played against Rijeka at Rujevica. The match ended in a 1:1 draw, with the visitors also getting a chance to prove themselves. David Pejičić, the 16-year-old started the match on the substitutes’ bench and came on in the 85th. minute.
After the game, which was watched live by 2,889 spectators, David Pejičić shared with his followers on Instagram an all but pleasant experience in Rijeka. According to the Slovenian teenager, he was the target of inappropriate shouting on his arrival and was insulted on a national basis by the home fans.
“Thank God for every minute in the national team and thank you to the Rijeka fans who insulted a 16-year-old boy. You will make me even stronger,” wrote David Pejičić, telling those who took advantage of the friendly match to behave in such a primitive manner that they had not come to his rescue by any chance…
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