Thirsty Jim Harbaugh Throws Coin in Fountain while Searching for a Michigan National Championship

By D.J. Byrnes on April 24, 2017 at 8:47 am
Jim Harbaugh in Rome.

Jim Harbaugh and Michigan football are practicing this week in Rome, which has the potential to bring about world peace or World War 3.

While not working on football, Harbaugh and his players toured all the usual tourist attractions in the Eternal City.

While America was waking up for another work week on Monday, Harbaugh hoped to bring about Michigan's first share of a national title since 1997 when he tossed a coin into Trevi Fountain.

According to Angelique Chengelis of The Detroit News, Harbaugh declared the famous fountain as "the most beautiful fountain" he's ever seen.

From our nation's paper of record, Wikipedia:

The Trevi Fountain (Italian: Fontana di Trevi) is a fountain in the Trevi district in Rome, Italy, designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Pietro Bracci. Standing 26.3 metres (86 ft) high and 49.15 metres (161.3 ft) wide,[1] it is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world. The fountain has appeared in several notable films, including Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita.

Afterwards, the Michigan coach quenched his thirst by drinking out of a fountain at the Spanish Steps. From Kyle Rowland of The Toledo Blade:

He then bought a selfie stick. Again, via Rowland:

Ohio State plays Michigan in Ann Arbor on Nov. 25th. The Wolverines will hope the power of Trevi Fountain is behind them as they look for their first win over the Buckeyes since 2011.

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