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Biathlon: when Martin Fourcade takes himself for Édouard Baer in “Mission Cléopâtre”


Winner in relay on Saturday in Germany, the biathlete recited on the L'Equipe channel the famous tirade improvised by the actor.

"You know, I don't think there is a good or a bad situation ..." The famous improvised monologue by Edouard Baer in "Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra" to discuss his condition as a scribe continues to have many followers . Among them, the French biathlete Martin Fourcade, who won the relay in the Biathlon World Cup on Saturday in Ruhpolding, Germany, with Simon Desthieux, Emilien Jacquelin and Quentin Fillon-Maillet.

After the race, the five-time Olympic champion had fun at the microphone of the L'Equipe channel, well helped by one of his teammates. "Is it a good situation to win the relay before the Worlds? Asked Desthieux. And Fourcade, who “would have dreamed that a journalist asked him this question in his career”, to recite the tirade of Otis in a slightly modified version to adapt it to his “situation” as a successful biathlete.

The first reaction of the French team, victorious at Ruhpolding 💬 # lequipeBIATHLON

- L'Équipe channel (@lachainelequipe) January 18, 2020

“If I had to sum up my life today, it would first be meetings, people who gave me my hand perhaps at a time when I could not, when I was alone at home, and c is rather curious to say that the chances, the meetings, forge a destiny because, when one has the taste of the thing, the thing well done, the beautiful gesture, sometimes one does not find the interlocutor opposite, I would say the person who helps you move forward, "says Martin Fourcade while Emilien Jacquelin, hilarious, hides behind his skis.

VIDEO. Edouard Baer's monologue in "Asterix and Obelix: Cleopatra Mission"

"So it is not my case as I said there because I on the contrary I could, and I say thank you to life, I dance life, I sing life, I am only love", continues the seven-time winner of the big crystal globe. "And finally when many people today say to me:" But how do you manage to have this humanity? ", I answer them very simply:" It is this taste, this taste therefore of love which has pushed today to win a relay with friends and tomorrow who knows how to do it in the world championship ". "

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To find out if Martin Fourcade and the French relay will be covered in gold, go to Östersund, Sweden, in two months (not three).

Source: leparis

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