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World Cup: Putin thanks France and Argentina for their "brilliant game"


The day after the World Cup final in Qatar, won by Argentina, the Russian president hailed the performance of the two teams.

At a time when the Blues were heading to Paris and the Place de la Concorde, where thousands of French supporters await them, Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked the finalists for the 2022 Football World Cup on Monday evening. France and Argentina offered a "brilliant game", according to the Russian head of state, who wanted to salute the "deserved" victory of Lionel Scaloni's men.

“You have to thank both teams for this brilliant game.

They created a real party for the fans (…), fighting with dignity until the last second, ”said Vladimir Putin, during a press conference in Minsk, specifying that he had followed the second half online. of the match won by the Argentine selection.

In 2018, the World Cup was organized in Russia.

The France team won the final of the competition against Croatia, under the eyes of Vladimir Poutine, who came to greet the players in the locker room after the match, alongside Emmanuel Macron and Kolinda Grabar -Kitarović, then President of Croatia.

Due to the conflict in Ukraine, the Russian football team has been excluded from international competitions.

She was notably ousted from qualifying for the next Euro, and therefore cannot hope to participate in the competition, which will be held in 2024 in Germany.

Source: leparis

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