Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero turns up for FA Cup trip to Tranmere in a humble Fiat 500… six days after crashing his £170,000 Lamborghini
- Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero drove a Fiat 500 to training
- The 32-year-old was named in the starting lineup for United’s 6-0 victory
- Romero crashed his £170,000 Lamborginhi near the training ground on Monday
- The United goalkeeper was filmed standing next to the wreckage of his car
- Despite crashing through a barrier, Romero has walked away unharmed
Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero arrived at the club’s training ground in a Fiat 500 on Sunday, six days after crashing his Lamborginhi.
Romero escaped unharmed after crashing his car in Carrington on Monday. He was named in the starting lineup as United beat Tranmere 6-0 in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday afternoon.
United’s No 2 goalkeeper was pictured standing beside his smashed up Lamborghini, worth £170,000, on the A6144 on Monday. The crash happened on the Carrington Spur Road through Ashton, near to the Red Devils’ training ground.
Sergio Romero drove a Fiat 500 to training six days after crashing his £170,000 Lamborginhi
United’s second-choice goalkeeper was named in the starting lineup against Tranmere
Romero escaped unharmed after crashing his car near United’s training ground on Monday
United’s No 2 stopper crashed his Lamborghini into a traffic barrier near the training ground
Pictures of his badly smashed up Lamborghini emerged across social media on Monday
Romero bought his Lamborghini in 2017, shortly after United had won the League Cup
Footage also emerged across social media of Romero’s car in ruins on the side of the road but with the United man stood safely to one side of the wreckage.
The Lamborghini could be seen underneath a roadside barrier with footage taken from passers by also showing debris strewn across the road.
According to Sky Sports, Romero still took part in Manchester United training on Monday.
The crash was on the Carrington Spur Road through Ashton, near to the Reds’ training ground
Police soon attended the scene on the road that is close to United’s training base
It had been a cold and icy night across Manchester with temperatures hovering above freezing, with drivers needing to have been particularly careful on the roads.
Romero, an Argentina international, is believed to have bought the car back in 2017 shortly after United defeated Southampton to win the League Cup at Wembley.
The 32-year-old has been a United player since 2015.
Debris was strewn across the road as passers-by filmed the wreckage of Romero’s car
Romero came off unscathed and reportedly took part in United’s Monday training session
Romero’s current contract at Manchester United runs through until 2021 and has an option to be extended for another year.
He is believed to earn around £70,000-a-week on that deal and is widely considered to be one of the best back-up goalkeepers in England.
When he put pen-to-paper on his current contract in 2017, it was amid intense speculation over the future of first-choice goalkeeper David De Gea, but the Spaniard penned a new contract himself back in September.
Romero is believed to earn around £70,000-a-week on the terms of his United contract