Frankfurt is not just Frankfurt.
In Germany there are two cities, which at first glance seems to have the same name. It has the also. Almost.
On the border with Poland is located in Frankfurt (Oder). 600 kilometers to the west is Frankfurt am Main.
Bundesligaklubben Eintracht Frankfurt, who on Thursday plays Europa League quarter-final against Benfica, belongs in the city to the west, and the information would certainly Benfica-fan probably wishes he had bought before he went to support his club at stamford bridge.
After sharing a picture of himself on social media, where he poses wearing the Benfica shirt and the scarf in front of a byskilt with the name Frankfurt, the internet began to get latterkramper.
the Town sign is, in fact, at the Frankfurt (Oder).
This guy is a fan of Benfica Lisbon. Benfica will play against Frankfurt today. Instead of travelling to Frankfurt am Main, where Frankfurt have their stadium, this Benfica fan travelled to Frankfurt (Oder) , which is 618km away from Frankfurt (Main) #EuropaLeague #SGEBenfica pic.twitter.com/zeVHUAnXgr— mri.bayern (@_MrBayern) 18. april 2019
Benfica fan travels to the WRONG Frankfurt ahead of Europa League clash https://t.co/XHxI8vzsyJ pic.twitter.com/4XtjGbuVuG— Chochilino (@ChochilinoRadio) 18. april 2019
Benfica fan travels 28 hours to the wrong Frankfurt https://t.co/pKC83pxmyr via @BBCSport pic.twitter.com/x6jLlIqB9W— German to Portsmouth (@GermanAtPompey) 18. april 2019
On the inattentive fan managed to travel the 600 kilometres to the west, before the match between the two teams was set in motion, the returned the story yet nothing about.
But in a world with Google, 4G and wifi, it can ill be called anything other than rice to own ass, when one performs a blunder of this magnitude.