- ‘We do not allow women, wives and girlfriends’
- ‘Not the position of the club,’ Serie A club responds
Lazio’s notorious ultras have caused outrage by telling women to avoid their “sacred space” in the Stadio Olimpico in a message written on flyers and distributed ahead of their team’s Serie A opener at home to Napoli.
“The Curva Nord represents for us a sacred space, an environment with an unwritten code to be respected,” read the flyer. “The first few rows, as always, have been experienced like the trenches. In the trenches, we do not allow women, wives and girlfriends, so we invite them to position themselves from the 10th row back.