OM fans create a kitten after a boy’s cell phone is stolen


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N. Dahan, A. Lepinay, E. Pirosa – France 2

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Massive demonstration of solidarity in Marseille for a boy whose mobile phone was stolen near the Vélodrome stadium before the match against Angers on Sunday 14 May. OM supporters appealed for donations before the match started.

The joy of Kilian, carried in triumph by the OM fans. The scene went viral on the networks. Tears of happiness flow after this wave of generosity. A kitten was improvised for a young boy whose laptop was stolen shortly before the game on Sunday 14 May. Moved, Éric Akopian launches a call on his megaphone. “Very quickly, the idea of ​​the kitten came, and there, as soon as there was one who threw the first 10 ticket, it didn’t stop, the little one had tickets everywhere”says the founder of the Clean my Calanques association.

500 euros and the victory of the OM

A moment of sharing in an electric atmosphere. The video has already garnered over a million views on social media. “There is humanity, and I would have done exactly the same thing”a woman said. “It shows that there is a great mentality in Marseille, of solidarity and a spirit of mutual aid, and I find it magnificent”, adds a man. Like many children, Kilian is a fan of Olympique de Marseille. On Sunday 14 May he came from the north of France, with his family, to watch the match at the Vélodrome stadium. Double reward for him, he starts with 500 euros and OM’s victory against Angers (3-1) that evening.

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