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PSG drops shirt sponsor Emirates for two games in ‘Je suis Paris’ solidarity gesture

French football club Paris Saint-Germain will temporarily ditch its sponsor Emirates, instead adopting the ‘Je Suis Paris’ mantra in solidarity with the victims of the recent attack on the city.

The message comes after 130 people were killed during coordinated acts of violence across Paris – with Stade de France, where the national team were playing rivals Germany, one of the targets.

The message will be displayed against Malmö in the Champions League on Wednesday (25 November) and on Saturday (28 November) in their Ligue 1 home match against Troyes.

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi thanked “the club’s partners Emirates, as well as Ooredoo and QNB, who released their space on the players’ jerseys”.

The club shared the news on Twitter.