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"My heart is Franco-Moroccan, but I hope for a victory for France": Elie Semoun predicts the semi-final of the France-Morocco World Cup


VIDEO – The comedian was on the set of "C à vous" to comment on Morocco's historic qualification for the 2022 World Cup. His two hearts teams will face each other on Wednesday, December 14 in Qatar.

"Did you invite the football specialist?"

begins with humor Elie Semoun sitting at the table of "C à vous".

The artist came to comment for a few minutes on football news.

Indeed, for the first time in its history, Morocco reached the semi-finals of a World Cup.

The Atlas Lions will face France this Wednesday, December 14.

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“I was not on the Champs, I'm not crazy, but I could have because my heart is Franco-Moroccan, even if I hope for a victory for France”

says Elie Semoun.

He adds:

“In my mind, the Moroccans have already won, it's no use for them to win again”


His prediction for the match that will qualify one of the two teams in the final:

“2-1 for France.

The Moroccans are not going to let it go, the French either, but will the Moroccans have the technique and the coolness of the French?


A thought for his deceased father

The exploit of Morocco carries a whole continent, since it is also the first African selection in history in the semi-finals of the World Cup.

"It's beautiful what's happening.

It's historical, it's poetic”

analyzes Élie Semoun.

He continues:

“I have lots of friends in Morocco who tell me it's madness.

It's a whole people that vibrates.

I find it super beautiful what is happening


As a Franco-Moroccan, he grasps the significance of the symbol:

“We all had SOS Racism Pins and now there are young French people, young Moroccans, there is a mixture.

Players from the Morocco team who also work in France


He then has a moving thought for his father, who died in 2020, Moroccan by birth:

“He would have been so happy.

I will think of him.

It is true that it made me a little nostalgic and I said to myself “what a pity that he is not there”


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To conclude its first part of the show, the “C à vous” team shows the image of a gendarme dancing with supporters.

An initiative that Elie Semoun congratulates:

“It's very good to show an image like that, because there is a little political recovery and we don't like that.

We want it to be joy, it's party time


Source: lefigaro

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