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Natacha Polony: "We only have the victories of the Blues to feel we belong to a community"


INTERVIEW - During the Euro, Le Figaro asks personalities to explain their passion for football. Adept at the beautiful gesture, the journalist and essayist Natacha Polony opens the ball by wondering about football, as a societal fact.

LE FIGARO - Natacha, since when have you been a big football fan?

Natacha Polony -

I was a football fan but I have less time to watch today.

However, I was unbeatable on the French championship, the teams, the players and all the rankings.

But I have never been a supporter of a club because I rather appreciated the beautiful game and I tended to support the teams which in my opinion played the most pleasant football to watch.

When did you first remember the French football team?

I come from a family in which absolutely nobody was interested in football and suddenly, my memories are quite late, They date from the 1990 World Cup, alone in front of my TV, and obviously the Blues were not qualified ... So I learned to love football without our Blues, with a certain frustration, but with the Italians and his goalkeeper Walter Zenga, eliminated in the semi-finals because Diego Maradona still had

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Source: lefigaro

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