It not exactly easy being an Olympique de Marseille supporter. The club’s fifth-place finish last year saw them miss out on European competition this season and they’re currently in fifth place in the table once again having won only three matches all season. Not to mention they continue to live in the past as Paris Saint-Germain has surpassed them in pretty much every category except tainted UEFA Champions League titles. They were also sanctioned for Financial Fair Play violations (oh, the irony). On Friday, a tweet from the club’s official English language account embarrassed the club once again.
You're a true 𝑶𝒍𝒚𝒎𝒑𝒊𝒆𝒏 now, @JimmyConrad ⚪️🔵
— Olympique Marseille (@OM_English) October 4, 2019
The tweet was in response to Jimmy Conrad, who may be familiar to you if you follow the United States Men’s National Team and Major League Soccer. The retired American defender now works with La Liga to produce a show on YouTube and he has his own popular YouTube channel as well.
It’s unclear what exactly kicked off the conversation but according to Conrad’s screenshot, it all started on September 16. We can’t see how the conversation started but Conrad responded to something OM said with “BUZZING.” A couple of hours later, OM responded with, “we’ll work something up and send it to you. Not sure of a timeline right now because it’ll be coming from France! We gotta team up soon! Love all the work and success you’re producing.”
It took 18 days but Conrad finally received his Uber Eats Marseille shirt with “Conradinho” on the back. In his tweet, Conrad announces that he is officially an OM supporter and OM responded by calling him a “true Olympien.” ?
While Marseille targets retired footballers moonlighting as YouTube personalities, PSG aim just a bit higher when seeking celebrities and athletes from other sports to wear their colors:
— Nabil Djellit (@Nabil_djellit) October 27, 2018
Beyonce with PSG shirt!!! 👍👍👍 pic.twitter.com/V9AQZmCwRz
— PSG Club Washington DC (@PSGWashingtonDC) July 27, 2018
— PSG Talk (@PSGTalk) September 10, 2019
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