AS Roma bans players from taking photos with Drake until season ends

AS Roma bans players from taking photos with Drake until season ends

A disturbing trend has emerged where sports stars who have taken selfies with worldstar rapper Drake before a big event or game, get plagued with misfortune and eventual defeat.

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Serie A club AS Roma officially banned players from taking photos with Drake to avoid further bad luck the Canadian rapper might inflict on them.

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"All Roma players banned from taking photos with Drake until the end of the season," Roma tweeted.

Paris Saint-Germain recently fell victim to the so called 'Drake curse' after defender Layvin Kurzawa posted a selfie with Drake two days before facing Lille OSC.

And like clockwork, Thoma's Tuchel's side suffered a 5-1 defeat to Lille — their biggest league defeat in 19 years.

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The Canadian rapper has become a comically ominous sign in football owing to recent developments.

To worsen matters for the Parisians, they only needed a draw to lift the French Ligue 1 title.

AS Roma bans players from taking photos with rapper Drake until season ends

Conor McGregor (L) and rapper Drake attend a ceremonial weigh-in for UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena on October 05, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Drake's anti-Midas touch has brought a spate of bad luck to whoever he rubs shoulders with in the sports industry, with hawk-eyed fans spotting the disturbing trend.

Recently, Arsenal were handed a 1-0 defeat at Everton days after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was cited in the company of Drake during his show at the O2 Arena.

Days later, City's Sergio Aguero missed from the spot in their 1-0 Champions League defeat to Tottenham after he was spotted taking a selfie with the rapper.

Briefly.co.za previously reported that Thomas Meunier netted an own goal to see Lille go 1-0 up after seven minutes of action.

Juan Bernat restored parity for PSG after four minutes before he was sent parking before the end of the first half.

However, Nicolas Pepe’s performance in the second stanza helped Lille claim the win over PSG, with Jose Fonte netting the fifth goal six minutes from duration.

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