Miguel Delaney is present at the Stade de France on November 18, 2009, but the hand of Thierry Henry, he does not see it.
Like the Irish supporters massed on the other side of the field, like the journalists gathered in the press box, the young reporter for the
in Dublin finds himself too far from the action and does not have access to replays.
It happened in a flash.
Henry did just enough to hide his gesture.
At the time, we did not understand, we simply saw Gallas score.
But the reaction of the Irish players, we felt that something had happened
, ”he explains to
A few text messages in capital letters received in the wake dispel doubts: “
HENRY HAS MADE HAND!
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