The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, this Wednesday greeted the return of Karim Benzema to the national team after five and a half years of absence, and considered that the national coach, Didier Deschamps, made “good decisions.”
“I think that yesterday (summoned list) made good decisions, you just have to see the collective enthusiasm and, therefore, I am very happy for the selected players. I will have the opportunity to congratulate some in the final (of the Eurocup)”, the head of state expressed in statements to the media.
Benzema was summoned for the European Championship this summer, which takes place in several European countries between June 11 and July 11, after spending five and a half years without going due to the outbreak of the controversial scandal about his alleged involvement in blackmail. to Mathieu Valbuena.
Deschamps, as indicated, closed the public disagreements with the Real Madrid striker at the end of a long talk and a period of reflection.
Macron, a soccer fan and Olympique de Marseille fan, joked about the presidential duties and those of a soccer coach.
“I always say that there are two terrible roles, that of president of the Republic and that of national coach of France, because there are 70 million people who are convinced that they have the best ideas. I am part of those 70 million coaches who believe that I would have done this or that if it were Didier Deschamps, “he acknowledged. EFE