Ligue 1: Nice will pay tribute to Sala in its stadium, also Clermont

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Emiliano Sala, after humiliating chants sung by Nice supporters against supporters of OGC Nice, Clermont and other clubs, let it be known that they will pay tribute to the Argentine striker who was killed in 2019.

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Tribute after the beating. 48 hours after the outrageous songs performed by Nice’s militants against Emiliano Sala, the OGC Nice announced that the Argentines who disappeared at sea in 2019 will be paid tribute in the “most lively way” during the 9th minute. Lille’s welcome to the Allianz Riviera on Saturday (9 p.m.) on behalf of the 37th Day of Lille.

Another thought came to the mind of the city’s mayor, Christian Estrosi, this Thursday. “I propose that in the 9th minute of the match against Lille at the Allianz Riviera this Saturday, Emiliano Sala’s portrait is displayed on the stadium screen and there is applause”, the elected representative of Nice indicated on Twitter. At a press conference, Christophe Gaultier was also in favor of a tribute.

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Supporters of other clubs are thinking about it

In addition to the gym, Clermont invited his supporters to observe a thunderous applause in honor of Emiliano Sala in the 9th minute of the match against OL “in memory of his player numbers in FC Nantes”. Shortly before this proposal, CF63 expressed its solidarity with the family of Emiliano Sala and the people of Nantes, following hateful songs by some Nice supporters that shame their authors.

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On social networks, there are increasing informal calls to honor the Argentine striker’s memory during the weekend’s matches in Ligue 1, especially in Lyon and Bordeaux.

If Claremont was the first club to pay tribute to Sala after the incident, the players did not hesitate to speak out to underline their disgust. This is the case of Valentin Wada, a former teammate and brother-in-law’s friend, who instigates “people without heart and respect”. Valentin Rongier, a former teammate of the former Nantes striker, pointed to the “idiots” responsible for the singing, saying he was “very impressed”., Present in the meadow during the song, Nice Andy Delorte, with a tweet in dismay, dedicated the victory to the former Nantes player.

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