PSG breakouts for Two French Athletes Killed in Argentina
London – French sports world is grieving when two athletes were killed in a helicopter crash in Argentina earlier this week. Then Paris St-Germain was hoping they break-out to the quarterfinals of the Champions League could cure sadness it.
Camille Muffatt, French swimmer who won a gold medal in the 2012 Olympics, and Alexis Vastine, the boxer who got the bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics, come to be killed when two helicopters collided near the Andes, Argentina, Monday.
The two athletes were involved in the shooting adventure-themed reality show filmed in France’s top TV station, TF1. The departure of the two was then made the French sports world mourned and even the president’s office there sympathize.
The tragedy was only a few days ahead of the passing of the last 16 second leg match of the Champions League at Stamford Bridge on Thursday (12/3) pm dawn, between Chelsea against representatives of France, PSG.
PSG was finally able to escape with a 3-3 aggregate advantage on away goals, after completing 120 minutes of the match with the score 2-2. Twice behind through goals from Gary Cahill and penalty Eden Hazard, twice also PSG evened the score by David Luiz and Thiago Silva.
PSG break-out to the quarterfinals was celebrated with joy because last season they were eliminated by the same opponents. Moreover, this break-out not long after the tragedy of the accident that claimed the lives of two French athletes.
“I also condolences to France’s second great athlete who lost his life in Argentina this week. This game for them,” said PSG president Nasser Al Khelaifi, as quoted by the official club website.