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Image rights: KFC "regrets" the words of its vice-president on Kylian Mbappé


The fast food chain proceeded to a serious back-pedalling by reframing its vice-president on Wednesday who had criticized Tuesday the

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The fast food chain proceeded to a serious backpedal this Wednesday after the remarks, the day before, of its vice-president Alain Béral, pointing to "a whim" of the attacker of the Blues at the origin of a showdown with the FFF about the burning file of image rights.

These remarks, made during a professional crossroads,

are personal opinions, but in no way reflect the position of the company” which “regrets the words which were spoken yesterday (Tuesday) and reported this (Wednesday) morning in the media”, is it written in a press release.

"KFC France also wishes to clarify that Alain Béral ​​did not speak on behalf of the company, but in the context of a private conversation during an event related to his duties as President of the National Basketball League. “, continues the text.

Within the gathering of the Blues called to face Austria in the League of Nations this Thursday evening at the Stade de France, Kylian Mbappé had regretted that no agreement could be reached before the World Cup (November 20 - 18 December) in Qatar on image rights, going so far as to threaten to boycott a marketing shoot scheduled for Tuesday in Clairefontaine.

Monday evening, the Federation bent to the will of the star and reconsidered its position by committing to revise “as soon as possible, the convention inherent in image rights which binds it to its players in selection”.


"The partnership concluded between KFC and the Federation (...) has always been a source of pride for the company", also writes in its press release KFC France, which says it has "full confidence in the ability of the FFF to bring out satisfactory solutions for all of its partners as well as for the players, including Kylian Mbappé, of whom we count among the first supporters like millions of French people”.

Source: leparis

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