LIVE – France team: finally no Concorde for the Blues, no gathering with supporters

An agreement with Deschamps “as soon as possible” confirms Le Graët

The FFF boss also said his interview with Blues coach Didier Deschamps would be held “as soon as possible”, perhaps within a few days. “Time to digest all this”, explained Noël Le Graët at the microphone of BFMTV. This should therefore be before mid-January, as mentioned so far.

No Blues parade in Paris this Monday, nor Concorde, “the players will go home” confirms Le Graet

Taking to the microphone on BFMTV, the president of the FFF Noël Le Graet confirmed that the players of the French team would not be paraded in Paris and would not also gather at the Place de la Concorde this Monday after their defeat in the final. of the World Cup (3-3, 4 shots on goal to 2) against Argentina. “The players prefer to go home tonight. I understand that, it’s completely normal,” said the president of the FFF.

Kylian Mbappé’s first reaction after the defeat in the final

In a short message published simultaneously on his social network Instagram and Twitter, Kylian Mbappé, the unlucky hero of the final lost by the Blues, finally responded. “We’ll be back,” he tweeted in a message accompanied by a photo of himself passing with bowed head in front of the World Cup trophy.

France-Argentina: Martinez justifies his obscene celebration

Triggered after the World Cup final won by the Albiceleste on Sunday, Emiliano Martinez explained to Argentine radio why he had made an inappropriate gesture when receiving his trophy for best goalkeeper in the competition.

An obscene gesture that he explained to Argentine radio: “I did it because the French booed me. Arrogance doesn’t work with me”, he justified himself with La Red. As a reminder, only 5,000 French supporters were present in the Lusail enclosure, which hosted the final on Sunday, while Argentina had 50,000 supporters.

The coach of the Blues leaves the base camp in the direction of the airport

Qatar’s departure is close for the Blues. The coach of the French team has just left his base camp, the Al Messila Resort hotel, on his way to Doha airport. Didier Deschamps’ players were due to land in France around

Didier Deschamps, stop or again?

What future for the coach of the Blues? If the president of the French Football Federation Noël Le Graët spoke in favor of keeping the coach before the final, the latter was elusive on Sunday night. In “Apolline Matin” this Monday on RMC and RMC Story, his agent and friend, Jean-Pierre Bernès, confirms that he will take a few days to reflect.

>>> His post about “an important decision” can be read in this article

Final clap for innkeepers?

Olivier Giroud, Karim Benzema or even Hugo Lloris… a number of leaders from the French team could end their international careers with this defeat in the World Cup final.

>>> We talk about it HERE

Best ratings ever for the Blues

The 2022 World Cup final between France and Argentina achieved the best audience score of the year, but also in the history of French television, with just over 24 million viewers in front of TF1. And a peak of 29.1 million at the time of the penalty shootout.

A celebratory return to the country for the Blues?

The French team might have imagined the celebrations their magnificent run at this World Cup deserved, but the brutal result of the final encourages more sobriety than a descent of the Champs-Elysées, as was the case during the 2018 coronation. The Blues will face their supporters at the Place de la Concorde, as Sports Minister Amélie Oudéa-Castéra revealed on Monday morning at France Inter’s microphone.

>> Find the program for the celebrations revealed by the sports minister in our newspaper

The players’ families arrive at the airport

The French team has already left its base camp. The Blues will leave with their families at 11.30 French time for an arrival scheduled at 18.00 to Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport. Families are trickling into Doha airport, one after the other, aboard buses chartered for the occasion. The families of Coman, Giroud, Areola, Guendouzi, Lloris and Griezmann have already arrived there.

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Welcome to our live dedicated to the post-match of a legendary World Cup final lost by the Blues who came back twice against Argentina before losing on penalties. Cruel epilogue of a historic battle.

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