Mattia Lombardo, the son of Sampdoria hero Attilio, made his Serie A debut for the Blucerchiati today.
“It was an incredible emotion for me,” the 19-year-old midfielder told Rai Sport after coming off the bench in a 4-0 defeat to Inter. 
“To play in the stadium where my father won so much was very emotional, a real dream come true for me.”
Attilio Lombardo is currently in Turkey, working as part of Roberto Mancini’s Galatasaray staff.
“My father was watching the game from Istanbul with Mancini.”
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