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"I don't like to see myself in this state on the screen": Renard returns to his speech which went viral during Saudi Arabia-Argentina


REPORT - The coach of Saudi Arabia, ambitious after his success against Argentina, arouses curiosity in Doha.

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White and green jogging, smiling slung across the shoulder, Hervé Renard arrives confidently when appearing before the media on the eve of Saudi Arabia-Poland (4 p.m.).

The room is much fuller than before the entry into the running of the Saudis in the World Cup where, it must be recognized, apart from the journalists concerned by the meeting, few media had made the trip.

This time, English, Spanish and French colleagues pushed the door of the auditorium which houses all the press conferences to listen to the French coach of the 51st nation in the FIFA rankings.

A sign that the 54-year-old technician, who achieved the feat of sweeping Argentina (2-1) last Tuesday with the Saudi selection, arouses curiosity.

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At the top of Group C, with a possible qualification for the round of 16 in the event of victory against Poland by Robert Lewandowski, Saudi Arabia will face a huge challenge this Saturday.

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Source: lefigaro

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