Date: 1st July 2019 at 4:31pm
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Loads of Newcastle supporters have been reacting on social media after fan group Wor Flags made one final tribute to Rafa Benitez, on the last day of the Spaniard’s United contract.

The former Real Madrid, Liverpool, and Napoli boss officially left his duties as head coach of the Magpies on Sunday, June 30, after Mike Ashley and Managing Director Lee Charnley failed to reach an agreement with the 59-year-old that would see the Champions League winner enter a fourth full campaign in charge at St James’ Park.

Wor Flags had already announced that they would be ceasing operations until further notice due to the Spaniard’s exit, as “the effort and commitment shown by our fans has once again been destroyed by this vile regime.”

Supporters have refused to take Benitez’s exit lightly, either, with many lambasting Ashley for his failure to offer the gaffer the assurances he was after during contract negotiations.

Wor Flags, themselves, have not slipped into the shadows without bidding a final farewell to the 59-year-old, as they took to St James’ Park on Sunday to unfurl their iconic Benitez flag just below the offices at the ground.

The fan group later shared a snap of their flag hanging at St James’ Park with the caption: “Rafa’s last day as manager of Newcastle United. It’s ridiculous that it has come to this.”

When these Magpies supporters then saw their Benitez tribute, this is how they reacted…

 
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