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Summer rumors are not for me

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First of all thanks to Mario and Yves that accepted (!) to play along.

This is not a post about summer rumors because we don’t like summer rumors. Mainly the sense of the post is make the play on words that only who knows Parmesan dialect and summer rumors around Parma can understand. Them and Andrea Alongi, but this is another story. Not few people if this website wasn’t just for fans abroad…

Actually we are neither so sure about the grammar, shame on us!

Understand us, it’s summer, it’s hot and it’s three years we are waiting for OUR serie A to restart. And it will restart with a home match, if you lost schedule read here.

Well, we don’t know if Balotelli is coming or not.

We don’t know nothing but official communication by Society.

We just want to say that whatever… whoever… we will be there.

By Parma side.

#chedobali #summerrumors #thisisparma

 

Happy Birthday, all time Captain

 

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He was with us when we came back to serie A.

He was with us when we conquered Europa League.

He was with us when we changed four presidents in a season.

He was with us in courthouse.

He was with us when we were alone, even if HE was alone.

He was with us in Arzignano.

He was with us when we conquered Lega Pro.

He was with us in two winning derby.

He was with us in last penalty against Pordenone.

He was with us in La Spezia.

He was with us when we went back were we deserve to be.

Happy Birthday, all time Captain, by Parma Fans Worldwide.

Against all odds, by your side

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Captain Alessandro Lucarelli – pic credit: gazzettadiparma.it

We choose this pic because it is representative.

It represents our recent history, it represents who we are, where we come from, what we can resist to.

All around – expecially by italian press – there is a mediatic process against Parma Calcio that is throwing mud against our colors. We don’t want to tell our opinion about a process that is running and that maybe – italian legal system is famous for his low timing – tomorrow will disclose our future. We will be patient and will wait in silence and in respect to the work of Justice even if it is important everybody knows that Parma and its fans deserve respect.

What we want to be clear to everybody is that Parma Fans Worldwide will be on the society side in any case. We conquered Serie A and we deserved it. “They” want us in Serie B? in Serie C? Serie D, probably to win other couple of derby against Reggiana? well, we will be there anyway like in last three years and like our Captain Alessandro Lucarelli teached us.

It is not a matter of fanatism, it is a matter of love.

When we restarted three years ago one of the mottos was “We are Parma”. This words are still effective: all of us, from Indonesia to Greece, from Iceland to Poland, Hungary, Balkans, England, Egypt, Brazil, everywhere… All of us have that words tattooed under the skin, even if we don’t have a membership card or if we have never been to Tardini in our life.

We will be by Parma Calcio side everywhere, in any case, against all odds.

#weareparma #thisisaparma

ps: to be clear, we deserve Serie A and we can’t wait to kick Juventus ass in Tardini ASAP 😉

 

5000 fans on Facebook page!

We proudly announce that our Facebook page – Parma Fans Worldwide reached the important step of 5000 followers.We have just begun, we have plenty ideas about how to build a network of Parma Fans and many of them are already running: Facebook Group named “Parma Fans Worldwide – Facebook Network” for discussion and meeting other fans, Twitter account, WhatsApp group, Instagram account (under construction)…
Most of all we would like you to write email for any kind of specific need you have: ticket purchase, merchandise info, fans meeting in your country or in Parma, creating official Parma Club in your country or region… and for suggestions and comments the email is: info[at]parmafansworldwide.comWe all have different stories, but the same passion for yellow and blu Crusaders.

thAnks, first of all

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The season is about to officially start with Prato allo Stelvio retreat, but we have to stop a minute to think about this incredible three years we just lived from the failure to the coming back to serie A with three straight promotions.

We have to say “thank you” to all the players, managers, trainers that are part of Parma Calcio 1913 or have been in last three years. Thanks to all the supporters that followed the team even in serie D and even in bad times.

In Parma there is that “kind of magic” that is not easy to explain to who is not a supporter. Our mission is to show that to everyone that would like to get closer to Crusaders passion.

Parma is not like other places. Parma Calcio is not like other teams.

Join us and you will discover it.

#thisisparma