Here we are, the French players did it. Didier Deschamps, their coach, wrote History. 20 years after the Zidane’s team success, the French national team brought a second star on its emblem. France joins Uruguay and Argentina to the restricted circle of the teams with two World Cup trophies. Two decades later, a new generation has the right to get their heads in the stars… Sparking scenes of celebration and overflowing Champs-Élysées, like in 1998, even if the popular fervour led to chaos in some cities.
The players got one the youngest winning team in World Cup’s History. Yet, we mostly retain a team representing various origins. All around the world, in a difficult context with the migratory flows, this success is also a victory for diversity.
Since the 15th of July, Emmanuel Macron also wanted to take part in this international success. Thanks to a good communication and a positive context, the French president is riding on a wave of success and tries to hide the recent tensions due to his reforms. It remains to be seen how long it is going to last…
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