A Jordan Kitted Out PSG Arrive In Manchester In Style

Rex Christensen
February 13, 2019

Di Maria was clearly in ecstasy after the goal and wasted no time in taunting the fans Old Trafford with abusive gestures during the celebrations.

Jeered from the second he walked off the bus at Old Trafford, Angel Di Maria was centre of attention as his two assists helped Paris Saint-Germain to a 2-0 win in their Champions League last-16 first leg.

Di Maria cost a British record £59.7million when he joined United from Real Madrid in August 2014 but left within a year, having scored only four goals in 32 games as Van Gaal's tactics prevented him from playing in his natural position as a winger. PSG struggled to bring Kylian Mbappe into the game, without the injured Edinson Cavani stretching United's defence, and Neymar being Neymar.

Di Maria even had a bottle thrown at him when he went over to take a set-piece in front of the fans during the second-half. With the ball rolling out for a throw-in, Ashley Young barged into his back, sending him flying into the hoardings via the steep slope that frames Old Trafford's pitch.

No yellow came, but the stick kept coming.

But Di Maria held on to laugh last after spearheading United's first defeat under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solkjaer.

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Emotions were running high at Old Trafford, as Di Maria appeared to yell "f*** off" at the United fans as he celebrated PSG's goal.

Manchester United signed the Argentine global from Real Madrid in the summer of 2014, in a deal worth £60 million, smashing the then British record transfer fee.

Manchester United fans responded by pelting Di Maria with water bottle while taking a corner-kick.

"It was hard from the opening minute but I knew this was going to happen", Di Maria told Cadena Cope radio of the atmosphere.

Under the Norwegian, United have now won 10, drawn one and lost one. "In the end he did well".

Di Maria stayed down for an extended period of time while players argued with each other and complained to the referee Daniele Orsato.

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