World Football

Laurent Blanc Trolled by the Ghost of Emil Kostadinov

Chelsea's Eden Hazard, centre, walks off the pitch after being substituted due to injury, and goes to shake hands with Paris Saint-Germain's coach Laurent Blanc during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Hazard's replacement Chelsea's Andre Schuerrle, is left.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham).
Matt Dunham
BR-UK StaffAnalyst IIIApril 8, 2014

PSG boss Laurent Blanc simply can't escape Emil Kostadinov

As Blanc's PSG were knocked out of the Champions League near the death against Chelsea on Tuesday night, a Chelsea fan taunted the Frenchman with an Emil Kostadinov shirt. 


— Philippe (@saintmtex) April 8, 2014

Of course, Kostadinov sent Bulgaria to the 1994 World Cup at the expense of Blanc's France at the death of a 1993 qualifier, and Blanc was the last defender to attempt a last-ditch tackle. 

That's some 21-year-old salt in a fresh wound. 

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