Mathematical Survey – During a debate on the largest French club, Gregory Schneider, a journalist for Liberation newspaper, referred to the corruption prevailing in Olympique de Marseille under Tapie’s presidency.
A Thursday evening call from L’Équipe du soir on L’Équipe to comment on the name of France’s biggest club, Grégory Schneider has caused a storm on social media. Daily Journalist Release Consider that Olympique de Marseille could not claim the appointment given the corruption cases that rocked the club during Bernard Tapie’s tenure as president. I can’t admit to putting the sticker “The biggest French clubFor the club that did this to football, who poisoned opponents, corrupted referees, opponents, who bought the Champions League. I can’t admit itThe journalist then explained his assumption of responsibility by the host, assuring that there was no issue that distorted the victory in the C1 final over Milan in 1993.
“I say I don’t care! Do you need a guide? You just have to read Eydelie’s book (former OM player convicted in VA-OM corruption case, editor’s note), it hasn’t been challenged. Ask Emmanuel Petit what he thinks of it, Arsene Wenger what he thinks of it…I know I’m annoying but until the end I’ll think about it. I won’t say they bought it but it has no value in my opinion because it was that period“Keep the journalist before reminding the guests about the table”:Nobody is fooled here.»
Communication manager OM angry
These statements prompted supporters of the FC Marseille to jump on social networks, with some asking the leaders of Marseille to sue the journalist for defamation, and others calling for a boycott of L’Equipe by showering Gregory Schneider with insults. On Friday morning, OM did not officially respond to the reporter’s intervention, but Jack Cardoz, the club’s director of communications, found the words offensive on his Twitter account. “Dear Gregory Schneider, Your remarks you made this evening on L’Équipe are insulting to OM. When a journalist has no evidence, he puts forward the argument of inner conviction and lets hatred and jealousy spread…a very visible thickness. Furthermore, I don’t see what this discussion brings in the current context of our club? If you don’t want to hurt us again (or make a fuss) OM, the biggest club in France. Sorry.»
The president of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Regional Council, Renaud Muselier, former vice-president of OM between 1995 and 1997, also rose to the defense of the club he is a supporter of. “In this video, comments made by Gregory Schneider are offensive and unworthy. All this exudes contempt, hatred and slander against the biggest club in France and its history #Telecom Egypt Amo MNo offense…forever firstHe explained the chosen one, referring to the only Champions League won by a French club so far.
“Say, RenaudMuselier, take a look at the transcripts of Bernie and Barren’s exams or Edley’s book. You’ll see: it’s great football is one of the most beautiful things in the world, and the last thing that brings people together: what these guys did to it... ,” the reporter replied Friday morning.
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