TAMMY ABRAHAM showed he’s a true Jose Mourinho player as he ran the clock down after feigning injury late on in Roma’s Europa Conference League victory over Feyenoord.
The 24-year-old helped the Giallorossi win the inaugural trophy on Wednesday night with Nicolo Zaniolo’s first-half strike proving to be the difference.
Roma were under intense pressure towards the end of the match from the Dutch outfit who were throwing bodies forward in their search for an equaliser.
Et Abraham seized his chance to waste valuable time at the Air Albania Stadium following a challenge from Marcos Senesi in the latter stages of the match.
He then proceeded to waste a bit more time as he returned to exaggerating his knock.
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His time wasting proved crucial in helping to stop Feyenoord’s momentum late on as Roma held on for the win.
It is the first time Roma have ever won a European trophy, while it is their first piece of silverware in 14 years after their 2008 Coppa Italia success.
Fans were loving Abraham’s cheeky wink on social media, as one user tweeted: “The Tammy wink. Jose taught him well.”
Un autre a plaisanté: “AYO did Tammy Abraham just wink at Jose Mourinho on live television.”
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Un troisième ajouté: “That little wink from Abraham, been learning the football dark arts from Jose!”
Meanwhile one simply stated: “That Abraham wink. Mourinho has taken his soul.”
Following the historic victory, Arsenal target Abraham told BT Sport: “One thing I said when I came here was I was going to help the team get to the final and one day I want to win a trophy.
“In my first season I have achieved that. Credit to my team-mates, excellent performances. We have worked hard all year.
“I love them (les fans). From day one I came here it has been the best.
“We are champions, I am happy to be a part of the team, now it is time to celebrate and enjoy.”