Gaetano Berardi sends emotional message to Leeds United fans

Gaetano Berardi of Leeds United runs with the ball during the pre season friendly match between York City and Leeds United at Bootham Crescent on July 15, 2015 in York, England.

Leeds United's warrior says he will give everything for the club.

Gaetano Berardi of Leeds United runs with the ball during the pre season friendly match between York City and Leeds United at Bootham Crescent on July 15, 2015 in York, England.

Leeds United defender Gaetano Berardi has sent an inspirational message to supporters alongside a picture of his bloodied face against Burnley.

Berardi featured in the 2-2 draw, which Leeds went onto win on penalties.

The defender's night was almost ruined as he was adjudged to have given away a penalty amidst the late drama at Turf Moor before the game went to extra time.

 

Berardi's message made reference to the penalty, reading: "Bad moments, sh*t decisions, hard situations... nothing stops the desire to win, everything for this team!"

The defender is a fan favourite at Leeds and has just returned to action after a spell out.

He suffered a dislocated shoulder in the opening win over Burnley and returns to strengthen a side at the top of the Championship.

His message only helps enhance his cult hero status as a man willing to give blood and fight for the Leeds United cause.

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