An attack on a family from Marseille in Nantes ended in a heart attack


The attack on a family with a 6-year-old boy who was a fan of Marseilles in the field of Nanteswhich ended up with the father in intensive care after a double heart attack, causes reactions to France and reopening the debate on violence in football, three months after a similar event.

At the origin of the controversy is what happened on Friday night at the stadium of Beaujoirewhere is he Nantes received a Olympic Marseille (OM) (the final result was 1-1) and the story given by the mother of the family, Alice Mahéfirst in their social networks and later in various media.

On his X account (formerly Twitter), Honey He explained that they were with his son, who was going to a football stadium for the first time. “Everything didn’t work out right. Our mistake: being fans of OM and let him wear a shirt for the game”.

“We were attacked at the game: spitting, insults, beers thrown in the face… Wanting to defend his family, my husband had a heart attack in the stands. And again, some idiots from the Loire stand was disrespectful. took a ‘selfie’ in front of the ambulance and many more insults”.

The 39-year-old father was taken to hospital and remains in intensive care today.

The mother’s conclusion is that her son “lived his first game in a stadium in France and his father is about to die defending the family”. He ironically criticizes the club’s employees whom he considers “incompetent” because they “did nothing”.

On the contrary, he thanked the intervention of emergency bathroom services that “saved my wife from two cardiac arrests.”

In a first reaction on Sunday morning, as the criticism echoed in the media, Nantes issued a statement in which it “condemns in the strongest possible terms the unacceptable violence committed against a family of fans of OM”.

The club, which shows the “greatest solidarity” with that family, indicates that the images from the stadium’s cameras are being analyzed and that on Monday they will formalize a complaint for the events.

The Professional Football League (LPF) It has advanced that its disciplinary commission will examine the matter, which could lead to sanctions for Nantes.

Thierry TissotPresident of Active Nantesan association of the team’s fans, considers that it did not ensure security because the security service was stubborn about the problem of smoke bombs from radical groups.

At the beginning of June, the debate on violence in French football was also at the forefront of the violent attack on an 8-year-old boy, suffering from brain cancer, in the field of Ajaccio, in Corsicabecause he was wearing a Marseille shirt that some fans took from him.

The three attackers were tried on August 25 for violence at a meeting and the sentence will be known on September 8. The Prosecutor’s Office requested 18 months in prison for one of them, 12 exempt from compliance, a fine of 1,500 euros and a ban on going to football stadiums for five years.

Source: La Verdad


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