Josip Iličić remains the idol of the fans of Italian top-flight team Atalanta, who still hold him in their hearts: this time they visited him in … Maribor!
Source of photo: NK Maribor
The golden years of his career may be over, but the legendary Josip Iličić remains in the hearts of many who enjoyed his performances in the past. This is also true for Atalanta fans, who have decided to make a truly incredible move.
On the way from Bergamo to Graz, where Atalanta will play a conference match, two buses carrying fans of the Italian top-flight team stopped in Maribor! Why? Wishing a warm welcome to Josip Iličić!
“A special day for Josip Iličić – Atalanta fans are on their way from Bergamo to Graz, where they are away atSturm Graz in 3. round of the conference league, stopping in Maribor. With good intentions – they surprised a player who (also) left a deep mark in Bergamo,” Maribor wrote on its social networks.
Štajerci added: “Two buses of fans loudly chanted for Josip Iličić to come out of the club premises, where he was already preparing for the morning training session. A short gathering, fan songs, a banner in his honour and the obligatory photo with a special player made the day a lot brighter for the fans, and certainly gave Jojot extra motivation for the challenging weeks ahead. ”
The 35-year-old Josip Ilicic wore the Atalanta jersey between 2017 and 2022. During that time, he played 173 games for the Black and Blue, scoring 60 goals and registering 44 assists. He has also shone in the Champions League, scoring four times against Valencia in an incredible feat! Who could forget such a footballer…
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