The victim was taken to task by two men, when she returned Thursday evening to her hotel near the Old Port.

A lawyer for Bernard Tapie was attacked on the evening of Thursday, October 7 in Marseille, just hours before the funeral of the ex-businessman in the Marseille city, by two people who stole a valuable watch from him, AFP learned from a police source.

The victim was taken to task by two men, while returning to his hotel near the Old Port, in the city center. The two attackers then fled in an unknown direction. The value of the watch is estimated at 35,000 euros.

The city of Marseille has been mobilized for several days to pay tribute to Bernard Tapie, the former business manager, politician and ex-president of Olympique de Marseille, who died on Sunday at the age of 78, who had made Marseille city “his city of heartand made it into football history with OM’s victory in the 1993 Champions League final.

The funeral of Bernard Tapie took place Friday morning in Marseille, in the cathedral of the Major, before a burial in the cemetery of Mazargues, not far from the VĂ©lodrome stadium, the cradle of the exploits of OM.

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