Ligue 1 star dismissed for 'farting'

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A Ligue 1 star was reportedly dropped from his club's first-team squad after repeatedly farting in the dressing room. 

Former Olympique Lyon defender Marcelo was dismissed from the squad after breaking wind in the locker room following a disastrous 3-0 away defeat to Angers earlier this season, according to L’Equipe

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It is reported that the Brazilian burst into laughter following his ill-mannered behaviour, much to the annoyance of the club's then-sporting director Juninho.

The 34-year-old was said to have a tendency to do this and laugh about it with his teammates at the time, and Les Gones later labelled his actions as "inappropriate behaviour" following the decision to demote the player to the reserve side, which was said to have been taken by both Juninho and manager Peter Bosz.

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Although it is unclear whether or not this directly resulted in the centre-back's eventual exit from the club, his contract was terminated soon afterwards by the French outfit on 28 January, and he has since joined Bordeaux.

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