This was a rather nice gesture from Lazio players Lorik Cana, Etrit Berisha and Thomas Strakosha (all Albanian internationals) to present a united front with their Serbian teammates Filip Djordjevic and Dusan Basta after the shocking scenes in Belgrade last Tuesday night which resulted in the abandonment of the Euro 2016 qualifier between the two nations.
#Together: Cana, Djordjevic, Berisha, Basta and Strakosha into Lazio Style Channel tv studio. pic.twitter.com/FY7Zh8o7Ot
— SS Lazio (@officialsslazio) October 17, 2014
In case you somehow missed it, the highly charged atmosphere inside the Partizan Stadium spilled over into a full-scale brawl when a drone carrying the flag of Greater Albania hovered over the pitch, sparking fury among the home players and supporters. Read more about the incident here.
The Roman club has had its share of politically controversial incidents in the past, but this was a fine move by Le Aquile after an awful week for football in the Balkans.
#Insieme pic.twitter.com/75OwS3qhxU — SS Lazio (@officialsslazio) October 17, 2014