Ligue 1: French Special Forces Parachute Match Ball Into Stadium Ahead Of Marseille-Monaco Match (Photos & Video)

Chris Wright

29th, January 2018

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The French special forces put on un petit show ahead of Marseille’s big game against Monaco on Sunday night.

In what amounted to a significant waste of time and resources, the 13th Parachute Dragons Regiment of the Armée de Terre scrambled a helicopter to fly the match-ball in from a nearby base before parachuting it down onto the pitch before kick-off…

We’re not entirely sure what the point was supposed to be, but we guess it made sense to somebody at some level.

Anyway, Marseille and Monaco went on to produce a 2-2 draw that keeps them a point apart up in third and fourth place respectively.

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