Di Maria Encouraged PSG to ‘Humiliate’ Dortmund in Foul-Mouthed Rant

Borussia Dortmund’s official social media account and their players did a lot of talking after the 2-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain last month.

It really wasn’t known how much of an impact those words would have on PSG players but after their 2-0 win on Wednesday night to reach the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League, we learned just how much extra motivation those tweets and Instagram posts provided.

We all saw images of PSG players mocking Erling Haaland by copying his goal celebration several times after the match but during the match, per the Daily Mail, cameras picked up Angel Di Maria uttering some derogatory things towards Dortmund.

“We have to score six, seven,” Di Maria said while celebrating Juan Bernat’s goal just before halftime. “We are going to humiliate these sons of w****s.”

This isn’t the first time Di Maria has been seen yelling expletives on the football pitch. After Presnel Kimpembe’s goal against Manchester United at Old Trafford in the UEFA Champions League, Di Maria celebrated by yelling f**k off at the opposing fans. If you don’t know, Di Maria and Manchester United have a bit of a history, which prompted the release of emotion.

While not the most professional thing to do, I love the killer instinct from Di Maria. For a team that has been mentally weak in the Champions League in previous years, this is an encouraging sign that Di Maria and the team has turned a corner.

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