Thursday July 17 2014
El Shaarawy: I grew up at Padova

Stephan El Shaarawy has sent his condolences to everyone at Padova, after the club went into liquidation.

After finishing last season in 20th position in Serie B - getting relegated to the third tier of Italian football, the Venetian club were wound up despite 104 years of history.

And the Milan striker, who spent the 2010-11 season on loan there, has insisted that they will be back.

“I’m really sorry and saddened by what’s happened at Padova,” he posted on his official Instagram profile.

“It was my first real experience as a professional there. I had some beautiful moments with you – we suffered, but we dreamed as well.

“It was a truly unique experience that made me grow, and allowed me to get where I am today.


“104 years of history cannot be erased. Best wishes to everyone. Never give up!”

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