The France team did not miss its big debut at the World Cup. Despite a catastrophic start to the match, Lucas Hernandez’s injury exit adding to the goal conceded in the 9th minute, the Blues quietly dominated Australia (4-1) and perfectly launched the defense of their title won in 2018 in Russia.
The world champions are nevertheless the object of severe criticism. Consequence in particular of the announcement by Hugo Lloris, from the first day of the rally, that he would not wear the One Love armband in support of the LGBTQ + community. Since then, Fifa has shown its teeth, threatening the wearers of this armband with a yellow card, and no captain has taken the risk of wearing it.
However, several European nations are shown in the niche like the German players who put a hand in front of their mouth at the time of the official photo or the president of the Danish federation, who threatens to leave Fifa if things do not move. not. Ryad Sattouf, the author of successful comics The Arabic of the future or Esther’s notebooksregrets the reluctance of the Blues on the subject.
“It is incomprehensible in fact that this is a debate even in France, in the French team”, he confided on the Daily set, assuring that in place of Hugo Lloris, he “would have worn the armband”. ” It’s incredible, he added. It’s a terrible, global sounding board. Now is the time to do something. It’s really a shame. »