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Heartwarming scene at Lyon-Lille derby: Lyon star Rayan Cherki accompanied by younger brother

10. February 2024
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In a touching display of family bonds in professional sports, Rayan Cherki, the talented winger of Olympique Lyonnais, was escorted onto the pitch by his younger brother ahead of their crucial derby match against Lille in the French Cup.

This heartwarming scene, captured by cameras, added a personal touch to the high-stakes encounter.     

The match, held on Wednesday, was not only significant in terms of the competition but also became memorable for the Cherki family. Rayan Cherki, known for his skill and technical prowess, was joined by his younger brother in the tunnel leading to the pitch, creating an endearing moment that resonated with fans and players alike.   

Lyon emerged victorious in the derby, securing a 2-1 win over Lille. Cherki, living up to a promise made to his brother, scored the second goal for his team. This victory was particularly crucial for Lyon, which has been struggling in Ligue 1, currently positioned at 15th place and only two points clear of the relegation zone.   

The win against Lille not only helped Lyon advance to the top eight in the French Cup but also served to break a streak of two consecutive losses. The team's next challenge lies in their upcoming Ligue 1 match against Montpellier.   

👀 Dans l'intimité de l'entrée sur le terrain de @rayan_cherki, accompagné de son petit frère en tant qu'escort kid, lors de #OLLOSC ! 🎥🔴🔵

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