Arrigo Brovedani in the away supporters' end of Sampdoria's stadium
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Lone Udinese fan: The home supporters applauded me

An Italian football fan has found himself in the spotlight after being the only supporter to show up to watch his club play an away game in the top league.

Udinese fan Arrigo Brovedani was the club's sole supporter in Genoa for their Serie A match against local team Sampdoria.

When asked if he felt lonely, he told the BBC: "No, absolutely not... The home supporters took sympathy and began to applaud me."

  • 13 Dec 2012