They had announced a tifo of anthology. And they kept promise. OM supporters draped the Velodrome with a huge fresco on Sunday before kick-off of the match against OL. With the center, the figure of Rene Dufaure de Montmirail, the founder of OM in 1899.
For this shock of the 13th day of Ligue 1, the ultra Marseille have seen things in big. With nearly 60,000 "placemats", hundreds of volunteers and dozens of hours of work in the Grand Palais of Parc Charnot, rented especially for the occasion.
Celebrating 120 years of OM
As a result, the XXL tifo covered the Virage Nord, the Ganay grandstand and the Virage Sud, while the club's flags were waved in the Jean-Bouin grandstand. An explanatory leaflet had been placed on the stadium seats for everyone to play the game.
Group leaders had positioned themselves everywhere in the "Vel" to coordinate and ensure the good realization of the tifo. A work imagined by the fans and financed by the club, which allowed to celebrate in a spectacular way the 120 years of OM.