•  The referee’s report stated that the PSG president broke an assistant’s flag.

The Qatari Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, president of Paris Saint-Germain, showed his anger at the referees’ decision not to point out Karim Benzema’s foul on the Italian Gianluigi Donnarumma in Real Madrid’s 1-1 draw, which was the start of the comeback of the white team, tried to enter the referees’ locker room and broke the pennant of an assistant, as reflected by the main referee, the Dutchman Danny Makkelie, in the minutes of the match.

“After the game, the president and sports director -Leonardo- of PSG showed aggressive behavior and tried to enter the referees’ locker room. They blocked the door and the president deliberately hit the flag of one of the attendees, breaking it,” the referee wrote.

Al-Khelaïfi already went down to the referees’ locker room after the first leg to ask for explanations, but this Wednesday the tension rose when PSG’s elimination from the knockout stages of the Champions League was confirmed.

El mal perder de Nasser Al-Khelaïfi: un muy desagradable incidente al final del partido.#LaCasaDelFútbol pic.twitter.com/wYQgL9jtgf

— Fútbol en Movistar Plus+ (@MovistarFutbol) March 9, 2022

As EFE was able to learn from Real Madrid sources present at the scene, the Qatari came down “screaming” and threatened an employee of the white team shouting “I’m going to kill you” for recording said moment, which will be analyzed by UEFA after requesting to Real Madrid the video of the moment.

An Al-Khelaïfi who, according to these sources, was calmed down by his own bodyguards. But it was also Leonardo who showed his anger and, shouting, demanded to delete the images from the mobile, which fell to the ground in the brawl.

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