Three years after the semi-final of the World Cup, there is still a certain animosity between the French and the Belgians …
Admit that they would undoubtedly be tasty, the reunion between France and Belgium during Euro 2020. Three years later, no one has really forgotten the World Cup semi-final between the two teams, and the goal of Samuel Umtiti. The rivalry between the two border countries has been revived by a pass of arms by the media interposed in recent hours.
It all started with this little phrase from Thomas Meunier, at the microphone of RTBF, after the victory of the Belgians against Russia (3-0) for their debut in the Euro. “We are number 1 in the world ranking, it will take a great armada to fight”, warned the former PSG side, confident in the chances of the Red Devils.
“They will quickly go home to eat fries”
The assurance given by Meunier made the consultants of the team channel react. “I have the impression that they still have it there, since this defeat in the semi-finals of the World Cup”, launched the presenter Olivier Ménard. “These Belgians talk a lot, they will quickly go home to eat fries”, then had fun Gilles Favard. “They have a huge blast in general the Belgians”, for his part cursed Johan Micoud.
The story could have stopped there, but this sequence made the headlines in the Belgian press. Until reacting Meunier himself, who stigmatized the superiority complex of the French. ” No one seems to love anyone more than themselves. Speaks about her often, often in glowing terms, makes fun of you, wants to gain the upper hand, always seems to despise her world, and in fact has a serious lack of self-confidence. Welcome to the paradox of the superiority complex ”, wrote the Dortmund player.
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Nobody seeming to love nobody more than themselves. Speaks about her often, often in glowing terms, makes fun of you, wants to gain the upper hand, always seems to despise her world, and in fact has a serious lack of self-confidence. Welcome to the paradox of the superiority complex. https://t.co/P7zqOgMIIq
– Thomas Meunier (@ThomMills) June 14, 2021