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"I want to be at the top of world football": meeting with Dayot Upamecano, the Minister of Defense of the Blues


PORTRAIT – The central defender of the France team, between ambition, resilience and self-sacrifice, reveals himself to Figaro before the meeting of the Blues in Dublin.

You are not done talking about me yet, this is just the beginning of the story


With a frank smile, a bit lodger, Dayot Upamecano thus concludes our exchange last Tuesday at Clairefontaine.

Words that also testify to an ambition pegged to the body and a more than ever total confidence for the native of Évreux, excellent with the Blues during the last World Cup and again performing well on Friday evening during the demonstration of the vice-champions of the world against the Netherlands (4-0).

He will again be one of Didier Deschamps' key men this Monday evening (8:45 p.m. on TF1) in the hell of Dublin.

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At 24, with his thirteen selections, the defender of Bayern Munich intends to settle (very) long in the French rearguard.

They seem far from his delicate beginnings with a blue jersey that sometimes gave the impression of weighing ten tons on his shoulders.

But the player who passed through Valenciennes and Salzburg in particular was able to turn around a badly embarked situation

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Source: lefigaro

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