Newcastle Fans Gather in Rainy Milan Ahead of Champions League Matchup

Rain fell in Milan on Monday, September 18, as Newcastle United soccer fans poured into the Northern Italian city ahead of a Champions League match against local side AC Milan.

The English team is slated to play AC Milan on Tuesday, as the group stage of the tournament kicks off, according to the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).

More rain was expected in the area on Wednesday and Thursday, according to forecasts from Aeronautica Militare.

The Newcastle United squad was traveling to Milan on Monday, the club said.

This footage by X user @NUFCDeenJam shows people wearing Newcastle United jerseys sheltering from the rain at a Milan restaurant. Credit: @NUFCDeenJam via Storyful

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