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A whole country will be suspended from Antoine Dupont's jaw, as it was on Zinedine Zidane's thigh during the 2002 World Cup. While waiting for the verdict - miracle or forfeit -, Monday, September 25, back in five points on the beginning of a soap opera that has not finished feeding the debates.
What is the nature of his injury?
Thursday evening, at the final whistle of France-Namibia (96-0), played at the Stadium-Velodrome of Marseille, the scrum-half of the Blues left for Aix-en-Provence to pass the first examinations at the Private Hospital of Provence. These revealed a maxillozygomatic fracture. The maxillary bone, located inside the jaw at the level of the right cheekbone, was impacted. In tears when arriving in the locker room, Antoine Dupont immediately feared the worst - a fracture of the orbital floor - as the pain was acute. The images confirm the harshness of the shock. The head of Johan Deysel, the Namibian centre, hit the face of the French captain...
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