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Angel di Maria's wife deletes reaction to Barcelona loss from Instagram

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The fall-out from Barcelona's brilliant 6-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday has been incredible.

After the biggest comeback in Champions League history, various reports have emerged about what was being said on the Camp Nou pitch, inside the dressing room and on the touchline to inspire such a memorable night of European football.

Taking a 4-0 lead into the second leg, PSG's place in the quarter-finals should have been a foregone conclusion.

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And yet three dramatic late goals completely turned the tie on its head and saw the Luis Enrique's side miraculously progress to the last eight.

Of course, we would be naive not to mention the role the referee played, with a few particularly controversial calls going in the hosts' favour.

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Angel di Maria was among the unfortunate victims to be on the wrong side of a Deniz Aytekin big decision when he was denied a penalty.

Having come on in the second half, Di Maria was played through on goal and seemingly only had Marc-Andre ter Stegen to beat.

However, as the Argentine attempted his shot he appeared to be fouled by Javier Mascherano - an offence the defender has since admitted to.

Aytekin saw it differently, though, preventing PSG the opportunity to put the tie out of Barca's hands from the spot kick.

It certainly looked like a harsh decision at the time, particularly given the nature of Barcelona's two penalties.

It sparked outrage from fans, including Di Maria's wife, who posted a series of angry messages on Instagram.

Clearly angered by how the second leg panned out, Jorgelina Cardoso reacted very badly.

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Initially, she posted of picture of Lyle Lanley, a character from The Simpsons who deceives Springfield into constructing an unsafe monorail and wrote:

"I love PSG...The defeats are accepted with head held high when they are fair… but while these kinds of referees exist a certain team will always win…" as per The Mirror.

Cardoso wasn't finished there, though, and appeared to suggest that money may have also played a part in the result - a very serious accusation.

She added: "Without doubts, the PSG does not move the same money as other teams in the Champions [League]."

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You can understand why she stuck up for her husband but Cardoso was getting herself into very dangerous territory with that comment.

Unsurprisingly, the post and comments have now been deleted, but not after her thoughts had already gone viral on social media.

You get the feeling the hangover from Wednesday's result is going to take a long time for PSG's stars to shake off.

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