PSG condemns Patrice Evra for homophobic slurs aimed at club

Ruben Hill
March 20, 2019

"Stop supporting teams who will never win", he shouted before putting the footage online.

In the video posted Monday on social networks, Evra and another man are in the back seat of a vehicle when they respond to an online user's views on PSG.

PSG then released a strong condemnation of Evra's video and even registered a complaint with Manchester United about the retired left back's conduct, according to ESPN's France correspondent Jonathan Johnson.

PSG condemned "Patrice Evra's homophobic insults aimed at us... on social media" after a freaky spat, in which Evra used the French word "pede", a derogatory term for homosexuals, to describe the Parisians.

The former United defender appeared in a video filmed in a taxi and posted on social media on Monday in which he taunted PSG over their exit from the last 16.

"We (United) put out our D team and we did you".

The 37-year-old Frenchman played for three-time European champion United almost 400 times from 2006-14. "These remarks profoundly shocked the club, which is particularly committed to the values of respect and inclusiveness". "Not even C (and) we sorted you out", said Evra, who then made further derogatory comments. Some kids played - they used to clean my boots.

However, Old Trafford sources moved to distance United from his comments, insisting they do not condone his choice of language and stressing that he was not speaking on behalf of the club. He captained the club on several occasions.

He has not played for PSG since their final Champions League group-stage match last December.

Following the game, his former Monaco teammate Jerome Rothen accused Evra of a "lack of respect" and Evra replied with the threat: "Next time I see you, I'm going to slap you in the face".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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