Thursday, April 25, 2024

Benfica midfielder Joao Neves emotional moment with fans after losing mother to cancer (Video)

On Thursday, Benfica secured passage to the Europa League round of 16 by playing a goalless draw away to Toulouse, on the back of a 2-1 win in the first leg in Lisbon.

After the final whistle, midfielder Joao Neves, who had just lost his mother to a long battle with cancer, was understandably emotional as he and his teammates thanked the traveling fans for their support.

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Veselin Trajkovic


Vesko is a football writer that likes to observe the game for what it is, focusing on teams, players and their roles, formations, tactics, rather than stats. He follows the English Premier League closely, Liverpool FC in particular. His articles have been published on seven different football blogs.

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