Four Paris Saint-Germain gamers on Sunday apologised for offensive chants aimed toward rival Marseille after a Ligue 1 sport, saying they “sincerely regretted” their phrases.
French internationals Ousmane Dembele, Randal Kolo Muani, Layvin Kurzawa and Moroccan Achraf Hakimi have been filmed singing an insulting tune in the direction of Marseille followers after a 4-0 victory on the Parc des Princes on September 24.
“We let ourselves get carried away by the euphoria, and we sincerely regret the words we should not have said and would like to apologise,” the 4 stated in similar posts on social media.
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“We are well aware of the impact of our actions and our words on the public, notably the youngest who dream [of] watching a football match,” they continued, including “in the future, we will do everything to further respect our duty to set an example”.
Homophobic chants have been additionally sung throughout this match by Parisian supporters for a number of minutes.
The membership and its 4 gamers will seem earlier than the French soccer league’s disciplinary committee subsequent Thursday, the day after PSG’s Champions League journey to Newcastle.