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Benjamin Pavard: "If I drink a beer, I have to do sit-ups"


EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW - Before meeting his Bayern teammates on Tuesday for France-Germany, the defender of the Blues tells Figaro about his life across the Rhine.

The question made him laugh, even if it dried up, taken cold. “ 

How do you say“ Pavard second post ”in German? So there ...

 "By leaving him a little time, Benjamin Pavard would certainly have found the translation of the famous formula of Grégoire Margotton (the commentator of TF1), inseparable from his legendary goal scored against Argentina at the 2018 World Cup. Because the defender of Bayern, exiled for five years

 across the

Rhine, is doing "

 better and better

" in the language of Goethe. Thanks to his two hours of weekly lessons, difficult to fit into a hellish schedule, and, above all, in contact with his friends from the Nationalmannschaft, rivals for a night this Tuesday on the occasion of the shock of Euro France-Germany, at his home in Munich.

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I understand everything, but for a long time I put the brakes on talking.

I was afraid that people could laugh at my accent.

The teacher says I'm making progress.

There, I'm starting to really dare,

 ”he confides to

Le Figaro


If he recognizes that, among

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Source: lefigaro

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