With two goals and one assist during the Clermont-Paris Saint-Germain match (0-5), Lionel Messi made an impression on Saturday evening and thus received a welcome from Gabriel Monbide. An event that did not please everyone, especially the Auvergne supporter who ranted in Afterfoot.
Lionel Messi, a seven-time Ballon d’Or winner, is one of those players who can not only invite football fans to the stadium, but also make the opposing team’s supporters recognize the talent he possesses. This is what happened on Saturday in Clermont, during the Paris Saint-Germain party (win 5-0). After the Argentine got on a bicycle that entered the foreign press, the spectators present at Gabriel Monbide chanted Pulga’s name in the stands.
A small event that does not suit everyone’s taste. In Afterfoot, David, a Claremont fan, rattled Saturday night “against the foot in the field.” So much so that the interested party didn’t really feel at home at the Gabriel-Montpied Stadium: “In connection with Messi’s goal, we thought we were at the Camp Nou, he regrets. The whole stadium took over ‘Messi, Messi’, as if we were in the Parc des Princes and the stadium was Entirely like Parc.”
And according to the comments below Claremont Foot’s tweet regarding the scene, David isn’t the only one feeling embarrassed.
We have to support our club.
After such a heavy defeat against the Parisians (0-5), Clermont points while waiting for the end of the first day of the tournament, in last place. In this season where four teams will be relegated, fellow Maxime Gonalons will have to quickly raise their heads, in order to ensure they stay healthy once again in the elite. To achieve this, the listener at After Foot urges fans not to chant the opponents’ names: “We are Clermontois and so proud, we must support our club, our city, our region. It’s our second season in Ligue. 1, we’re trying to push our players to the limit. I understand they don’t roam. On the field at the end, when we see that the fans support the opponents more…”
For his part, RMC Sport advisor Lionel Charbonnier was not shocked by the attitude of the fans present in the stadium. It even reminded him of the memory of a prestigious Champions League match between Juventus and Real Madrid in 2018. A moment when Cristiano Ronaldo scored a bicycle, to the applause of the old lady’s fans: “It didn’t happen. It didn’t shock me. On the contrary, I prepared a little for what Juventus fans did it with Ronaldo’s amazing goal.”
Note that after the match, Claremont coach Pascal Gastin spoke of sympathy for the Argentine. “It’s talent… what do you want me to tell you… awesome! You can pay to watch players like that! I’m lucky, I don’t get paid to see players like that, he said. It’s extraordinary!” I have nothing to complain about.”