The American owner of Roma couldn't contain his excitement after his side completed a three-goal comeback to oust Barcelona from Champions League.

By 90Min
April 11, 2018

AS Roma secured an incredible 3-0 victory over Barcelona on Tuesday, overturning the 4-1 deficit from the first leg and booking their place in the Champions League semifinals against the odds.

Fans across Europe were celebrated the scale of the Giallorossi's turnaround. In overturning a three-goal deficit they became one of only three sides to do so in Europe's elite competition.

Kostas Manolas adrenaline-fueled jubilation after the third goal with stay with fans forever but it was the Roma president, James Pallotta, who has arguably had the most notable celebrations from Tuesday evening. 

After the match, Pallotta found himself in a large courtyard with hundreds of Roma fans who were still on cloud nine after their win.

Rather than just stand among the fans and sing with the faithful supporters from the Stadio Olimpico, Pallotta was able to grab the attention by jumping into a fountain.

As soon as Pallotti was out the fans quickly marched onto their next destination. It appears having your club's president jump into the local fountain is quite the norm in the Italian capital.

Extravagant celebrations weren't just limited to Roma's president though. Immediately after the final whistle, there were surprising scenes of jubilation within the press box at the Stadio Olimpico.

A short video was released soon after the match had ended and it shows some of the worlds biggest names in football journalism in awe at what they had just witnessed on Tuesday.

As with most supporters across Europe, even journalists who hadn't given Serie A football a second look before last night will now be the most passionate of Calcio fans.

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