Deschamps French coach “Because of Messi, some French people cheer for Argentina.. But our opponents are not in the stands”

AFP reported on the 17th (local time) that the French national soccer team, one day before the 2022 Qatar World Cup finals, promised not to be intimidated while expecting Argentine fans’’slow cheering’ in the stadium.

Argentina and France will play the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar at 0:00 am (Korean time) on the 19th at Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar. Both Argentina and France are trying to win their third title in their country’s career.

According to AFP, Didier Deschamps, coach of the French national team, said at the press conference for the final held in Doha, Qatar, “The World Cup final is just a soccer game. But if you look at the story, it’s a really special game.” I know that well,” he said.

Deschamps continued, “I know very well that not only the people of Argentina but also people all over the world want Messi to win. Even some French people want Argentina to win for Messi’s career. After all, it is the World Cup final. Our opponent. is not a spectator seat.”

According to World Cup officials, it is estimated that 40,000 Argentine fans have gathered in Doha. On the other hand, it is said that there are only about 6,000 French fans. AFP explained that since it is Lionel Messi’s last World Cup stage, soccer fans around the world are generally friendly to Argentina.

Under these adverse conditions, France is challenging to win the 2nd consecutive championship following the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Coincidentally, both teams are aiming for their third World Cup title. Deschamps said, “Both teams have the same goal. Only one of them will get the third ‘star’ in the game tomorrow (18th).” 안전놀이터

Meanwhile, captain Hugo Lloris said at the press conference that day, “We are not focusing only on Messi. This is because Argentine national team coach Lionel Scaloni has built a solid team around the ‘superstar’ Messi.” “We went to the World Cup to go as far as possible. A lot of people didn’t believe it, but we got to the final again,” he said. will do,” he said.

Four years ago, in the round of 16 of the World Cup in Russia, France defeated Argentina 4-3. In response, coach Deschamps said, “Of the players who played in Russia in 2018, there are only 7 players left in the Argentina national team. It is not the same team (as then),” and said, “There is no comparable factor.