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OM tells Barton to stop attacks on Silva

April 3, 2013
By Press Association
Marseille on Wednesday apologized to Paris Saint-Germain and ordered midfielder Joey Barton to end his Twitter attack on Thiago Silva in which he likened the club's Brazilian defender to an "overweight ladyboy."

In a series of tweets published through his official account, the on-loan QPR player questioned whether Silva was "pre-op or post-op" and demanded an explanation why the 28-year-old had mentioned him before last night's Champions League quarterfinal first leg against Barcelona.
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