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“Old A** Manager Losing His Mind” – Lionel Messi’s PSG Coach Gets Into Verbal Altercation With Opposition Fans After Big Win in French League

Published 02/27/2023, 10:30 AM EST

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Lionel Messi and PSG’s coach Christophe Galtier had to be held back from a fight with a fan. The incident in question happened on Sunday in the French League in the high-intensity rivalry match between PSG and Marseille in the Le Classique.

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Galtier’s side picked up an easy 3-0 win, thanks to two goals from Kylian Mbappe and one from Lionel Messi – his club career 700th goal. However, the post-match happiness was short-lived when PSG coach Christophe Galtier got into a verbal altercation with an opposition fan.


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Coach of Lionel Messi got into a verbal fight

After the match, Galtier was targeted by chants from the opposition fans, and he lost his cool, getting into a heated exchange with one fan in particular. Both Galtier and the fan had to be held back by people around them, and while the PSG coach ultimately regained his composure, the incident highlights the pressure that he is currently under.

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Galtier’s side has not been performing at its best recently.PSG got eliminated from the French Cup by Marseille and is also on the verge of Champions League exit after their first-leg loss to Bayern Munich. Due to these poor performances, there have been rumors that he may be replaced as PSG’s coach.


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With Sunday’s match being a crucial one for both teams, the pressure was certainly on Galtier. Thankfully, his side was able to come out with a win, but it was not enough to stop the chants from the opposition fans and the backlash he is receiving online.

Soccer fans’ reaction to this altercation

The video of the altercation quickly went viral on social media, and soccer fans around the world have been reacting to it. Soccer fans around the world have been quick to condemn Galtier’s actions, with many calling for him to be sacked. This is certainly not the kind of attention that PSG or any other professional soccer team wants to be receiving.

Here are some of the reactions from the fans:


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One fan also insisted that they make an appearance in the Tommy Fury vs Jake Paul fight card.


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This is certainly not the kind of attention that PSG or any other professional soccer team wants to be receiving. What are your thoughts on this incident? is Christophe Galtier in the wrong? Let us know in the comments.

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Written by:

Saransh Chauhan


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Saransh Chauhan is a Soccer Writer at EssentiallySports. He has an open-minded set of interests, from soccer and video games to anime and music. As an avid gamer, he enjoys playing all genres of video games.
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