PSG scrutinised for mocking Erling Haaland following UCL win over Dortmund in their round of 16 second leg at the Parc De Princess.
PSG have finally broken the shackles of their round of 16 exit and have made it to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals for the first time since 2016. Two first half goals from the hosts sealed the match in their favour.
Erling Haaland, who has made a name for himself this season through his performances for both RB Salzburg and Dortmund, was at the receiving end of taunts and mocks from PSG players following the win, as they mimicked his famous zen celebration after the victory was confirmed.
Mbappe and co mocking Haaland’s celebration.
Might be jumping the gun a bit here, but I wouldn’t mind if this turns into the next generation’s Messi vs. CR7 rivalry.
— Jamey Cane – FutEconomist (@FUT_Economist) March 12, 2020
The players did the move once again in the dressing room with Mbappe sharing the act on his social media.
Kskdkskdksk Mbappé trolling with Haaland’s celebration, man’s had enough of the forced comparisons/rivalry to him😭😂 pic.twitter.com/nXBZvMK4AV
— 🇨🇩🇸🇱 (@8Flavs) March 11, 2020
This however, has not gone down well with a certain section of the fans who have blasted them for what is being perceived as a classless act against someone who is still a teenager.
PSG scrutinised for mocking Erling Haaland following UCL win over Dortmund
The entire squad doing this shows how huge Haaland is and how small time PSG still are tbh. Young lad scores a goal against them and does his celebration, so an entire team assembled for hundreds of millions of pounds does it back to him. Small club mentality. https://t.co/9qvNRAXKMS
— Pete 🥶 (@PeteThinLdnCFC) March 12, 2020
Can’t wait for the next round when Haaland posts an image of him doing this just after PSG are knocked out in tears… https://t.co/AVTPPoUUKF
— Adam McKola (@AdamMcKola) March 11, 2020
PSG players acting like they won the UCL trolling Haaland over and over again over the yoga pose tells you a lot about a lack of class in victory. These players are ultimately mercenaries with a Manager that doesn’t have much control of the ship at the end of the day.
— LFC Views (@Mobyhaque1) March 12, 2020
If I was Haaland, I’d love this. Yes his team went out but he’s 19 and living rent free in these players minds, including the two most expensive players of all time.
Pretty weird this from PSG 😂 pic.twitter.com/CaG7EOlLI6
— Ryan (@bernardooooV3) March 11, 2020
Bit pathetic this. Haaland is just 19-years-old and he’s living rent free in grown men heads. https://t.co/vwLMMZLbYu
— Eder Sarabia como forma de vida (@ElMessista10) March 11, 2020
Erling Haaland’s brilliant debut Champions League season has finally come to an end with 10 goals to his name at the age of just 19. The fans and the player himself will hope that there are many more to come in the future.
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