All in unison.
The day after the defeat of the French team in the final of the 2022 World Cup, the French press, like the Parisian, displays its immense "pride" for its Blues, whose photo is on the front page.
The Team sees the tricolor "with its head held high" and chose a photo of Kylian M'Bappé looking up from the immense enclosure of the Lusail Stadium in Doha, he who did not hide his immense disappointment by keeping his head low.
The sports daily salutes "a legendary final" where the Blues "twice came back to score" thanks to the goals of the child of Bondy.
"The Blues were heroic and came within a few centimeters of a second world title in a row, after an unbreathable final with a cruel and magnificent scenario", notes the newspaper.
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Humanity is also delighted, the French players have made "a splendid course", earning them the title of "champions of hearts", and the final of this World Cup was "breathtaking and breathtaking".
"We must congratulate this new generation embodied by Upamecano, Rabiot and the two Girondins Koundé and Tchouaméni for this magnificent journey and the fall of some records and statistics", writes Fabien Gay in his editorial.
"Beautiful and Cruel"
"Beautiful and cruel", headlines the duo of Berry and Republican Echo, the Journal du Centre, the Awakening of Haute-Loire as well as La Montagne.
For the Republican East, it is a "broken dream", while for the Dépêche du Midi, they have come "so close to the feat".
“Thank you Blues!
“, proclaims the Journal de Saône-et-Loire.
"Defeat after a crazy final", title L'Alsace, which considers that it is "perhaps one of the most beautiful in history" of the football world cups.
Paris Normandie chooses a double-meaning title, "Shooting Star", writes the Norman daily while displaying a morose Kylian.
Nice-Matin also seems to have repainted its front page black.
"Crazy and cruel", headlines the Côte d'Azur newspaper, with the same photo of Kylian Mbappé seeming to hate his trophy.
The front page of Paris Normandy this Monday morning, the day after the defeat of the Blues in the World Cup.
Provence chooses to display a great Mbappé with this word "Cruel", at the foot of which we see Lionel Messi kissing the coveted cup.
A victorious little Messi slipped into the front page of La Provence.
La Charente libre has also posted on its front page the Mbappé-Messi duel in full action.
As for Liberation, famous for its "covers" and its titles in puns that hit the mark, it mounted a photo of the two PSG stars, separated by a large "Legendary" banner.
It is on page 2 that we finally find the expected title, saluting the “epic spirit” of this World Cup.
We will not remember the well-called "Messi for this moment", which all the French have done in their living room, but we savor the "On the organization, the emirate gets away with the horrors" of page 7.
The titles of Libé this Monday.
Ditto: The Marseillaise has certainly restored the radiant faces of the Albiceleste under three gold stars but the third is stained with red, the blood of human rights flouted in Qatar.
La Marseillaise recalls with a touch of red the fate of human rights in Qatar.
“Cruel outcome”, saddens Ouest-France, which underlines that after a badly fitted match, “this France was exceptionally resilient, as in its finest hours.
She came back from the dead, then was still very close to breaking down, very close to taking everything too" And to salute Kolo Muani, the ex-Nantais, who "will have had the World Cup at the end of his foot, at the last second of the extension”, without forgetting Mbappé, going “suddenly from ghost to legend, or almost”.
Le Figaro put a photo of the victorious Argentinians on the front page.
But from the second, he salutes the "panache" and notes the "sadness", illustrating his point with a photo of Kylian M'Bappé, his face closed and his head down, receiving his rotating trophy as the competition's top scorer.
“We needed a winner and a loser.
It is the law of sport.
At the end of the suspense and the shots on goal, Argentina therefore triumphed, ”wrote Yves Thréard.
Who, after summarizing the match, believes that in football, “France is now a school of excellence.
A factory of virtuosos that has nothing to envy to Brazil or Argentina”.
We will stop there.