Interviews

Stephan El Shaarawy recounts his performance versus Milan: “I did what Daniele asked of me.”

Andy Mattioli
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Roma attacker Stephan El Shaarawy was one of the best players for the Giallorossi in last night’s win over Milan.

El Shaarawy’s sacrifice and defensive contribution enabled Roma to maintain their advantage even when they were down to 10 men.

His performance was praised by Daniele De Rossi.

After the match, El Shaarawy was interviewed by Roma TV.

“To beat a strong team like Milan, we needed to play two almost perfect games. We did it. We went to Milan, aware that we could play on equal terms with them and we did.”

“Right from the start we showed the right approach and we attacked to score. The we managed to defend ourselves well, with heart, to bring home the result. A great victory.”

“My performance? I did what Daniele asked of me, with great sacrifice and quality. That’s all part of my game and I am willing to work hard for the team.”

“I’m happy with how the team approached the match, even though we finished with 10 men. The victory belongs to everyone, for the fans who created a magical atmosphere tonight. Also for Zeki who made a mistake, but it’s no problem, it happens to everyone. We fought for him.”

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MatchDay 36
12 May 20:45
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