Benfica fan travels to the WRONG Frankfurt ahead of Europa League clash
Alvaro Oliveira, who made the 28-hour car journey from Lisbon, went to Frankfurt (Oder), rather than Frankfurt (Main) where the Eintracht actually play.
More than 600 kilometres separate the two German cities and, according to Google, it would take Alvaro almost six hours to get to the ground from his current location.
The trip, which included a stop-off in Paris on Wednesday, would’ve seen the fan drive past the main Frankfurt.
Eagle-eyed Instagram users were quick to notice the mistake after picking up on a series of road signs in the travelling fan’s ‘story’.
Frankfurt themselves joined in the fun, commenting ‘Ui’ on one of his posts, which translates to ‘hi’ in Portuguese.
The die-hard supporter realised his error after it went viral on social media, posting an update captioned ‘We’re f*cked’ in Portuguese.
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He has until 8pm to complete the cross-country trek and make kick-off. So there’s a glimmer of hope.
Benfica, on the other hand, will have no complaints with where they are following their 4-2 victory over Frankfurt in the quarter-final first leg.
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