‘A month with Mourinho is enough to send a man to this’: Fans mercilessly mock Paulo Dybala for taking ‘the worst corner in the history of football’ during Roma’s 5-0 thrashing of Shakhtar Donetsk in pre-season
- Roma ended their pre-season with a thumping 5-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk
- Paulo Dybala caught attention with a poor corner that rolled out for a goal kick
- Fans took to social media to mock the Argentinian for the ‘worst corner ever’
Paulo Dybala left fans bemused after watching his corner roll behind the net for a goal kick during Roma’s 5-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk on Sunday.
The 28-year-old Argentinian completed a free transfer to Jose Mourinho’s side last month and fans filled the streets in the Italian capital to welcome him.
In what was his second start for Roma, Dybala took a poor corner that eventually went out of play and fans took to social media to mock him.
Paulo Dybala left fans bemused after watching his corner roll out for a goal-kick on Sunday
One fan said: ‘Dybala had the entire city of Rome greet him just to scuff one of the worst corners you’ve ever seen.’
A second fan wrote: ‘Simply stunning from Dybala. It is a different game for them.
‘Dybala with possibly the worst corner ever to be taken in the history of football,’ said a third fan.
Another joked: ‘A month with Mourinho is enough to send a man to this.’
Despite his poor corner, Dybala put in a superb display as Roma thumped Shakhtar Donetsk
Despite the poor corner, Dybala put in a superb display as Roma thumped Shakhtar 5-0 thanks to goals from Lorenzo Pellegrini, Gianluca Mancini, Yukhym Konoplya, Nicolo Zaniolo and Edoardo Bove.
Former Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum also made his debut for the club after completing a loan move from PSG last week.
Nemanja Matic was happy with the victory as he insisted Roma are ready for their Serie A opener against Salernitana on Sunday.
Nemanja Matic was happy with the victory as he insisted Roma are ready for the new season
The 34-year-old told Roma TV: ‘I’m really glad to have had the opportunity to play in this great stadium tonight.
‘I’m happy we won. We’ve been working very hard over these last few weeks. The whole team is ready for the next game with Salernitana.
‘It will be a difficult game, but we’re a tough team and I think we’re ready.’