INTERVIEW – The former central defender of the France team (116 caps) is confident about the ability of the Blues to go far at the Euro. However, beware of runaway and the environment …
European Champion 2000, when “he was the precursor of a Euro in two countries” (Belgium, the Netherlands), Marcel Desailly appreciates the energy of a competition which will take place this year in eleven different countries. Joined from Ghana by the help of Booking.com, official partner of the competition of which he is ambassador, the former defender with 116 selections in Blue returns, for Le Figaro, on the certainties of the France team at the time of tackling Euro 2020. A few days before the duel against Germany, in Munich (June 15, 9 pm), the world champion 98 appears confident in the eyes of the “unparalleled collective” of the band to Didier Deschamps.
LE FIGARO. – Even with reduced gauges, will host countries benefit from a real advantage?
Marcel Desailly. – Of course, it plays. France has no real chance of meeting in Germany against the Germans (14,500 spectators expected at the Allianz Arena, Editor’s note). But it is sure that there, and against Hungary (which the Blues will face
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