PSG owner Al-Khelaifi angrily confronted referees after loss to Real Madrid

PSG owner Nasser Al Khelaifi angrily confronted referees and Bernabeu staff after losing to Real Madrid.

Nasser Al-Khelaifi visibly fuming in anger during the game against Real Madrid
Nasser Al-Khelaifi visibly fuming in anger during the game against Real Madrid

Paris Saint Germain lost 3-1 to Real Madrid and 3-2 on aggregate in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 which triggered an unexpected reaction from billionaire owner, Nasser Al-Khelaifi.

Karim Benzema scored a hat-trick against PSG on Wednesday night in the Champions League
Karim Benzema scored a hat-trick against PSG on Wednesday night in the Champions League

Marca reports that Al-Khelaifi stormed downstairs from his VIP box after the final whistle and went seeking the officials’ dressing room to complain about something he didn’t like during the game.

He was also seen walking angrily into the office of a Real Madrid delegate and reportedly had to be restrained by his own bodyguards.

Nasser Al-Khelaifi
Nasser Al-Khelaifi

Al-Khelaifi was incensed with the referee’s failure to blow for a foul by Karim Benzema on PSG goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma in the build-up to Real Madrid’s first goal.

Karim Benzema pressured Donnarumma into losing the ball but it appeared the French striker committed a foul in the process which the on-field referees and VAR failed to spot.

Al-Khelaifi certainly spotted it and responded by reportedly slamming on the walls in an attempt to force his way into the room to confront the officials and had to be removed by security after refusing to let the matter lie.

Nasser Al-Khelaifi's post-game behaviour against Real Madrid was unexpected
Nasser Al-Khelaifi’s post-game behaviour against Real Madrid was unexpected

Multiple reports claim that Al-Khelaifi acted that way in the company of PSG director of football, Leonardo.

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