As the son of a former professional footballer (André Tota), Mr. Pokora has this sport in his blood since childhood. Admittedly, he does not support PSG but Olympique de Marseille, but the 34-year-old singer could not fail to watch the quarter-final of the Champions League between the Italian team ofAtalanta Bergamo at PSG Wednesday 12 August 2020.
Despite an empty stadium (the Luz stadium in Lisbon) due to the health crisis, the tension was at its height. PSG secured their qualification for the semi-final in the very last minutes, thanks to a goal from Marquinhos and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting in stoppage time. The one who should not even have stayed at PSG allowed to Neymar, Kylian Mbappé and all his other teammates to win the victory so hoped for. The euphoria then gained ground and then the locker rooms!
Mr. Pokora chose to debrief the match on Twitter, delivering his personal analysis, at the risk of attracting the wrath of some supporters who know very well that his favorite club is Olympique de Marseille. “Good for Paris, France, but let’s be clear, Atalanta in the street apart from their pressing for 30 minutes and Gomez is not at the final level 8 of the C1. Italy is weak this year, their champion left by the 7th in Ligue 1 and Immobile 36 goals in series A, that is to say … “, commented Mr. Pokora, referring in particular to the elimination of Juventus Turin by Olympique Lyonnais.
Following this publication, the singer, still on vacation on the Côte d’Azur with his partner Christina Milian, received some unfriendly responses. “Focus on your music for 13 year old pissers, it’s better“, wrote to him a Net surfer. Not enough to upset Mr. Pokora who remained posed and showed that he has left.” For your mom too. You forgot not only young people;) Face sending a kiss. Bravo anyway for the qualifying “, he replied, showing himself to be fair play vis-à-vis the victory of PSG. Matt does not hide it, he would like to relive such euphoria with OM in the Ligue des champions One day maybe …