• French super club Paris Saint-Germain admits young players were racially profiled at the club

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Paris Saint-Germain admitted that players were racially profiled in a statement on Thursday .
    Following allegations made by French news site Mediapart , PSG said that the head of its academy scouting department had acted on his own initiative to profile the players.
    Mediapart shared player evaluation forms obtained by whistleblowers at Football Leak, which had a field for ethnic "origin," the detailing of which is illegal in France.
    PSG condemned discrimination in its statement and said it had launched an internal investigation into how such practices could have existed.
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  • 19-year-old French wunderkind Kylian Mbappé reportedly demanded a private jet as part of his $200 million signing to Paris Saint-Germain

    19-year-old French wunderkind Kylian Mbappé reportedly demanded a private jet as part of his $200 million signing to Paris Saint-Germain

    8 days ago - By Chron

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    On August 31, 2017, French wunderkind Kylian Mbappé signed for Paris Saint-Germain for €180 million .
    According to documents obtained by Der Spiegel - the German publication that originally reported on the rape allegations being made against Cristiano Ronaldo - the soccer star made a number of outlandish demands during contract negotiations.
    These included use of a private jet at the expense of the Parisian club.
    While PSG denied the jet request, it did reportedly concede in other places, including paying for the player's personal staff.
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