Roma pay Twitter tribute to football friends Adelaide United

Adelaide United might be sixth on the Hyundai A-League ladder but they're clearly number one in the eyes of Serie A side Roma.

The pair have struck up a warm relationship on social media in recent times and their friendship was cemented with the Giallorossi giving the South Australians a special shoutout.

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Roma named the Reds their 'Twitter Team of the Day', an accolade bestowed upon clubs from across the footballing world.

Teams as far and wide as Ugandan's SC Villa, English amateurs Saltley Stallions, Japanese second-tier outfit Montedio Yamagata and New Zealand's Southern United are among those to have been put in the spotlight.

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And the spirit of the season clearly took hold as a number of others followed Roma's lead and got in on the festive feeling of goodwill.

Brisbane Roar, Central Coast Mariners, Wellington Phoenix and even Reading-based Caversham United were all in the mood trading Twitter likes and follows.

Whether Adelaide's friendship can withstand Roma's possible recognition of a Hyundai A-League rival remains to be seen.


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