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Crisis at the FFF: Deschamps considers Le Graët's comments on Zidane "inappropriate"


Present in Nice for the launch of the yellow coins campaign, the coach of the Blues did not wish to mention the withdrawal of the

It was a long-awaited speech.

Present in Nice alongside Brigitte Macron for the launch of the yellow coins campaign, Didier Deschamps, however, remained very consensual when discussing the controversies around his president Noël Le Graët.

Whoever saw his contract extension recorded by the Comex could not escape the question, on this day of an exceptional meeting of the executive committee of the French Football Federation.

“Before they ask me questions.

I prefer to say a few words about the statements of my president, began Didier Deschamps in a press briefing planned since the start of the day.

His comments as he acknowledged and admitted were inappropriate.

I think it's a very good thing that he apologized to Zizou.

“The coach of the France team, world champion in 2018 did not wish to go further and talk about the withdrawal of the boss of the FFF.

“It is not planned, that is not planned today”, estimated the technician before seeing Brigitte Macron intervene and move on to another subject.


🔴 Didier Deschamps reacts for the first time

“Before I am asked questions, I prefer to say a few words about my president's statements.

His words as he acknowledged and admitted were inappropriate”

What he said ➡️

— The Parisian |

sport (@leparisiensport) January 11, 2023

The 1998 world champion, on the other hand, developed a little more about his relationship with Zinédine Zidane, tipped to take over at the head of the Blues one day.

“The sporting situation has led to a sporting rivalry between the two of us.

Even for some an opposition, regretted Didier Deschamps.

I will always have a lot of respect for him in relation to what we have lived and shared together.

Already in our first life as a player and in relation to what he is, what he represents in French football and sport.

We are now awaiting a more developed reaction to Noël Le Graët.

Source: leparis

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