At the heart of a failed season, the public at Groupama Stadium found a festive air on Tuesday during the “Heroes’ match”, bringing together several club legends and many stars, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the first league title. from France of the club.
A small rainbow in the heart of a gloomy climate. About 22,000 spectators offered themselves a parenthesis of lightness and nostalgia on Tuesday during the “Heroes’ match” organized to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the club’s first French championship title. They witnessed the victory of OL legends against a Unicef team (1-0) thanks to a goal from their former captain, Sonny Anderson (with a flocked Foé jersey in tribute to the club’s former midfielder ), still as lethal in the last gesture. In total, more than 70 personalities attended this celebration, the proceeds and donations of which (482,490 euros, plus 434,000 euros paid by partners) were donated to Unicef to help child victims of the war in Ukraine.
The Aulas sprint
The best-of du streamer Zack Nani
The cast was very strong with many former legends of the club having participated in compiling seven consecutive titles of champion of France or writing the history of the club. Sidney Govou, Camille Abily, Michael Essien, Cris, Claudio Caçapa, Rémy Vercoutre, Sonia Bompastor, Edmilson, Florent Malouda, Eric Carrière, David Linarès, Kim Källström, Philippe Violeau, Patrick Müller, Jean-Marc Chanelet, Jérémie Brechet, Alain Caveglia , Pierre Laigle, Christophe Delmotte and Éric Deflandre were there.
Cyril Gane’s food poisoning
There were beautiful people in front with in particular the French star of MMA, Ciryl Gane, who confided to have been reduced by food poisoning. There was also former German goalkeeper Jens Lehmann, but also Samir NAsri, Ludovic Giuly, Nuno Gomes, Laure Boulleau, Christian Karembeu, Gaizka Mendieta and Bacary Sagna. Freestyler Séan Garnier, singer Romeo Elvis, rapper Fianso, comedian Redouane Bougheraba, Miss France Diane Leyre, tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, tenniswoman Alizée Lim, former basketball player Tony Parker (president of the basketball section ) and influencers Inoxtag and Michou were also present.
The last two even animated the evening by sprinting alongside Jean-Michel Aulas, president of the club. A compilation of the “best actions” of Zack Nani, famous streamer, amused his many followers, amused by his lack of accuracy in the last gesture.