The French Football Federation (FFF) has ” sentenced “ this Tuesday, December 20, the publication on social networks of messages “racist and hateful” towards players of the French team in the final of the World Cup, announcing its intention to “to lodge a complaint”.
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“Following the World Cup final, several players from the France team were the subject of unacceptable racist and hateful remarks on social networks. The FFF condemns them and will file a complaint against its authors.she wrote on the Twitter account of the France team.
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Coman and Tchouaméni particularly targeted
The Blues lost on penalties (3-3 aet, 4-2 tab) Sunday in Qatar against Argentina, and several players were targeted on social networks, such as Kingsley Coman and Aurélien Tchouaméni, who missed their shot at goal.
Bayern Munich, Coman’s club, had supported their striker on Monday: “The FC Bayern family is behind you, King. Racism has no place in sport or in our society.the club wrote on Twitter.
These hate messages have already been condemned by many politicians in the hours preceding the FFF’s announcement.
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The Socialist Party had called the FFF on Tuesday morning to “break out of silence”. “Full support for (Kingsley) Coman, (Aurélien) Tchouaméni, (Randal) Kolo Muani, (Hugo) Lloris. We are still awaiting a reaction from the FFF, which has already remained silent about the racist insults suffered by Mbappé during Euro 2021., has for its part written the number 2 of the PS Corinne Narassiguin. The far right has denounced racist insults towards goalkeeper Hugo Lloris on social networks.
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” It’s unbearable “
In the summer of 2021, Mbappé had already denounced racist insults after his missed shot on goal against Switzerland during the last Euro, a situation which he had reported to the president of the Federation Noël Le Graët.
The Minister Delegate for Equality between Women and Men and Diversity, Isabelle Rome, also expressed her anger on Monday. ” It’s unbearable. I condemn these remarks in the strongest terms. Our duty is not to let anything pass,” she wrote on Twitter.
The rebellious MP Nadège Abomangoli also brought her ” support “ to the players, denouncing ” a climate “.