Marseille, sacked

Adil Rami ‘sacked by Marseille’ after skipping training to go mud wrestling on TV following Pamela Anderson sp –

August 13, 2019


By Sean O’Brien

13th August 2019,
1:55 pm

Updated: 13th August 2019,
6:03 pm

Marseille have sacked defender Adil Rami after he went mud wrestling on a reality TV show despite telling the club he was injured, reports claim.

The Frenchman reportedly told the Ligue 1 club he had to skip training before appearing on Fort Boyard.

Rami’s appearance on the show did not go down well with Marseille

YouTube/Fort Boyard

Rami’s appearance on the show did not go down well with Marseille

The defender reportedly claimed he was injured before going on the show

YouTube/Fort Boyard

The defender reportedly claimed he was injured before going on the show

And according toL’Equipe, Marseille have now terminated the World Cup winner’s contract following the bizarre episode.

Having failed to report for first-team training in May, Rami was then filmed jumping around and grappling with fellow contestants on a TV show.


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Manager Andre Villa-Boas has reportedly grown tired of the 33-year-old’s sporadic behaviour since hesplit with ex-Playboy model Pamela Andersonin June.

Rami went AWOL from training following the messy break up with Anderson, who later described him as a ‘monster’ as a result of the ‘double life’ she claimed he lived.

The centre-back was reportedly keen on moving to America and starting a career in the MLS, but his plans were scuppered following the end of his relationship with Anderson.

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