If Neymar is not in the smell of holiness in Marseille, he is nonetheless a very big fan among the Marseille squad.
The Clasico, played on September 13 at the Parc des Princes, risks leaving its mark. And not just because after nearly nine years of famine, theOlympic Marseille was able to take advantage of the many absences in the Parisian ranks to finally beat the PSG (0-1). If the upcoming clashes between the two rivals are likely to be explosive, it is also because of the many incidents that have punctuated the meeting.
The high point was obviously reached in added time with the start of a general fight involving several players from both sides and which notably earned six matches of suspension for Layvin kurzawa and five at Jordan amavi. But earlier, the match had also been marked by a spit of ’Angel Di Maria toAlvaro Gonzalez and several clashes between the Spanish defender and Neymar, the latter accusing the former Villarreal player of having used racist slurs. The pictures tend to confirm this, just as they also seem to attest that the Brazilian has done the same with regard to Hiroki Sakai. What to heal to make the former Barcelona the best enemy of the Marseillais.
A dissonant voice nevertheless resonates in the ranks of Marseille. Newly arrived at OM and absent from the last El Clasico, Luis Henrique has indeed confided in the columns of L’Equipe to be a big fan of Neymar, ignoring the rivalry between the two clubs. “She’s one of my idols, that’s right. It was for him that I became a fan of Santos during the Robinho era. I never missed a game when I was little. It’s for him that I liked Barça too “, he thus launched, refraining from continuing by saying that he was a fan of PSG. “I know he’s with the rival, and it’s going to be fantastic to face and beat him,” he added.