Angel di Maria's wife hastily deleted a Simpsons-themed post about the Barcelona-PSG referee 4 years ago

Angel di Maria's wife hastily deleted a Simpsons-themed post about the Barcelona-PSG referee

Sometimes you'll wake up in the morning and realise you've done something really stupid.

You know, like sending a questionable Instagram post, or throwing away a 4-0 lead in the Champions League.

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Emotions were running high before, during and after Barcelona's remarkable Champions League comeback against Paris Saint-Germain. But yes, mostly after.

According to the Daily Mirror, Jorgelina Cardoso - the wife of PSG's Angel di Maria - was forced into a quick about-turn following the dramatic last-16 tie.

Cardoso is understood to have posted - and then deleted - a picture of 'The Simpsons' Monorail salesman Lyle Lanley in what has been seen as an attack on referee Deniz Aytekin.

"While these kinds of referees exist a certain team will always win," the caption read - an apparent allusion to Aytekin's decision to deny Di Maria a penalty but to award one to Barcelona for what many PSG fans considered a dive from Luis Suarez.

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That penalty - converted by Neymar - brought the scores level at 5-5 on aggregate, and Sergi Roberto scored the crucial winner in stoppage time to send Luis Enrique's team through to the last 8.

The result had looked out of the question after PSG dominated the first leg and took a 4-0 lead to Camp Nou, and especially when the hosts were left requiring three goals with three minutes of normal time to play, but they made history by becoming the first ever team to overturn a four-goal deficit in the Champions League.

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