Laser Attacks Nani, United Victim Of Yet Another Laser Attack

In a desperate plea to stop Nani, Marseille fans shone a laser on the trickster’s face during last night’s Champions League last 16 tie. As a result, UEFA are investigating the incident as well as investigating whether or not United fans had lit flares at the event.

But it ain’t the first time something like this has happened to United.

A similar incident regarding lasers targeted at United players ocurred just three years ago when in the same competition at the same stage United were playing Olympique Lyon. Ronaldo was targeted by the Lyon fans and received a laser to the face in an attempt to stop the player’s progress, an incident which later cost Lyon a hefty £4,240 for “incidents of an unsporting nature”.

Ronaldo gets a face full of laser


About Dylan O'Neill

Football mad Irish 20-year-old. Living in Dublin so I've had a keen interest in League of Ireland for the last 2-3 years and used to write about it on, focusing mainly on UCD's limited fortunes as well as the Irish national team. I started to merge this interest with gambling two years ago to moderate success so have continued to do so since! View all posts by Dylan O'Neill

One response to “Laser Attacks Nani, United Victim Of Yet Another Laser Attack

  • Return Of The Lasers « On The Noggin

    […] we saw the return of the lasers, just a mere four weeks since United winger Nani was given a face full of laser in their Champions League last 16 tie vs Marseille… Chris Foy had just flashed a yellow card at Chelsea mid Ramires and as a result the English referee […]

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