Ultimate magazine theme for WordPress.
Niaje Niaje

PSG Receives Hostile Reception Following Demolition by Barcelona

PSG players frustrated after Barcelona's defeat.photo/file
0 268
PSG players frustrated after Barcelona’s defeat.photo/file

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)  players came to a hostile reception from angry fans following a heavy defeat of 6:1 in their  Champions League 2nd leg tie courtesy of Barcelona.The players and their families were threatened by angry fans on their return to the French capital.

The club reported that  players were insulted and had their cars vandalized by  supporters who were waiting to confront the team at Bourget Airport.The incident  created an extremely hostile and aggressive climate according to club officials.

PSG further added that  one person was struck by a car during the incident and the matter is now a subject of police investigation.The League 1 giants  said it strongly condemned the behavior of the supporters involved.

The club released a statement  on Wednesday night that upon their return from Barcelona, the Paris St Germain players were confronted and threatened by several individuals at Bourget Airport.It happened  despite the club and authorities reinforcing security.

“These individuals verbally insulted the players before vandalizing their cars. Several vehicles were damaged,” the statement read.

PSG failed to utilize a 4-0 advantage against the Spanish giants Barcelona as they allowed six goals go past their goal line.The defeat saw the Catalans go down to books of history in the Champions League as the first team to overturn a 4-0 first leg deficit to advance into the quarters.

In that  extremely hostile and aggressive climate, all vehicles were escorted to ensure the safe passage of the players, their families and club staff members. One individual was struck by a car trying to escape the crowd that was physically threatening the players and their families.

Following the incident,the club has  strongly condemned the actions and behavior of the individuals in question.

Comments
Loading...