After having already been present in Qatar during the semi-final won by the Blues against Morocco (2-0), Emmanuel Macron will once again make the trip to support the French team alongside several personalities.
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As in 2018 in Russia during the final against Croatia, the Head of State will attend this Sunday the last match of the World Cup between France and Argentina in the stands of the Lusail stadium.
No Karim Benzema
Emmanuel Macron will not make the trip alone.
Absent during the semi-final, Brigitte Macron will accompany her husband to Qatar.
The Minister of Sports, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, will also be on the trip.
The Head of State wanted the three 2018 world champions, injured before this World Cup - Presnel Kimpembe, Paul Pogba, and N'N'Golo Kanté - to be in the procession with also Christopher Nkunku, the Leipzig player .
The President of the Republic also wanted to bring in other athletes like the judoka Teddy Riner as well as Alain Giresse, ex-international of the France team and the former boxer Brahim Asloum.
Stéphanie Frappart, the first woman to referee a match in a men's World Cup, should also make the trip.
More surprisingly, opera singer Farrah El Dibany, former gambler and gambler Laure Boulleau and Benoît Cheyrou, double-leg amputee special forces soldier Thibaut Foray and Renaissance MP Karl Olive were also invited.
Regarding Karim Benzema, he would not be invited, just like Laurent Blanc and Michel Platini assures