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“Pitiful, vulgar and inappropriate”, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra condemns the provocations of the Argentines, “inelegant winners”


The Minister of Sports denounced Friday on RTL the attitude of some Argentines vis-à-vis France after the World Cup final.

A few hours after the announcement of a letter sent by Noël Le Graët, the president of the French Football Federation to his Argentinian counterpart to complain of "


" of the world champions during their celebrations, the Minister of Sports , Amélie Oudéa-Castéra also stepped up.

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The minister denounced the behavior of some South Americans during the festivities in Buenos Aires.

I find it pitiful.

As much as our French team knew how to lose with panache, the way in which this Argentinian team acted following this victory is not worthy of the match we saw.

These are clearly inappropriate remarks

, ”explained the member of the government who had already noted “

racist attacks

” in the camp of Argentine supporters at the stadium.

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It's just vulgar, out of place and really not up to par

," added Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, calling the Albiceleste "

inelegant winners


The attitude of Emiliano Martinez, the goalkeeper of the Argentina team was also mentioned by the minister, judging the player "



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Finally, the Minister rallied alongside Noël Le Graët who lodged a complaint against the perpetrators of racist insults.

We are straight in our boots.

There are inappropriate mockery and unacceptable racist acts.

I am happy that Le Graët filed a complaint and took this step with his counterpart

, ”she said.

Source: lefigaro

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