Francesco Acerbi’s controversial reaction to Roma fans post-Inter goal

Francesco Acerbi's gesture towards Roma fans after Inter's goal at the Stadio Olimpico emerged on social media the day after their victory.

Acerbi's Disrespecting Gesture Towards Roma Fans
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A social media image capturing Francesco Acerbi displaying an obscene gesture towards Roma fans surfaced following Inter’s initial goal at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday. The incident became apparent to fans and analysts on Sunday morning, following Inter’s 4-2 triumph over Roma in the capital city.

Acerbi, the Italian defender, had propelled Inter into the lead during the first half. Subsequently, amidst celebrating his achievement, he directed a gesture, universally understood, at the Roma supporters.

The image swiftly gained traction on X, formerly known as Twitter, within Italy’s online community.

Acerbi, previously a defender for Lazio, amassed 173 appearances with Roma’s local rivals before transitioning to Inter in 2022.

Francesco Acerbi

Francesco Acerbi

Defender, Midfielder


Age: 36

192 cm

88 kg

Season 2023/2024
Played 20 6 Missed
Minutes 1641 82.1 Avg
Goals 2 0.1 Avg
Assist 1 0.1 Avg
Attempt 1 0.1 Avg
Passes 1187 59.490.2% AvgSucc
Yellow 1 0.1 Avg
Red 0 0.0 Avg

This season he played in total 20 times for 1641 minutes for Serie A.

Francesco Acerbi scored 2 goals for Inter. He procured one assist. He received 1 yellow card and no red cards.

His team is currently 1st in Serie A. In the last match Inter won 4-2 against Roma.

Inter performance and stats


Manager: Simone Inzaghi
Rank 1st
Win 22
Draw 3
Loss 1
Goals 67-12
Diff 55
Rank 2nd
Win 3
Draw 3
Loss 0
Goals 8-5
Diff 3

Inter is currently 1st in the Serie A with 60 points.

In the last 23 games, it has won 19 times, drawn 3 times, and lost once. In its last match, Inter won 2-4 against Roma.​​

It has a positive goal difference after scoring 55 goals and conceding 12.​