Atalanta president Antonio Percassi: "Thank you Inter, Milan and the City for letting us play at the Meazza in the Champions League. Your decision fills us with joy"
In an official statement made by Atalanta, its president Antonio Percassi would like to thank Inter, Milan and others for giving his club the ok to make club debut in the Champions League next season at the San Siro.
“On behalf of Atalanta and myself personally, I would like to thank Inter, Milan and ownerships for the prestigious opportunity granted to us. Having the availability of the Giuseppe Meazza stadium on the occasion of our first historic participation in the Champions League next season fills us with joy and is a source of great pride. Being able to play in the most important Cup tournament in San Siro represents something truly historic for Atalanta.
“Our heartfelt thanks also go to the Municipality of Milan and its Mayor Giuseppe Sala who, with great sportsmanship, immediately agreed to our request. Finally, our thanks are also addressed to Sassuolo and its ownership as well as to the city of Reggio Emilia: in the last two seasons they joined us with friendship, guaranteeing us the chance to play in the Europa League at the Mapei Stadium, making us feel truly at home.”