April 15, 2024

It’s a confession that’s caused quite a stir. In an interview with Midi Olympique, Romain Ntamack confessed that he would have suffered greatly to see the French XV win the World Cup without him.

With a serious knee injury, the Stade Toulousain No.10 had prepared himself for what would have been a bad scenario for him. I tried to project myself onto the idea that the Frenc…

It’s a confession that’s caused quite a stir. In an interview with Midi Olympique, Romain Ntamack confessed that he would have suffered greatly to see the French XV win the World Cup without him.

With a serious knee injury, the Stade Toulousain No.10 had prepared himself for what would have been a bad scenario for him. I tried to project myself onto the idea that the French were going to be champions, because it would have been complicated for me, he explains, adding that he [hoped] for them to go as far as possible and lift this Cup.

A completely human admission from Ntamack

If they had been world champions, it would have been the happiest day in French rugby, but perhaps one of the worst in my life, confides Ntamack, in all sincerity. Does the French No.10 lack the collective spirit to react in this way? Not according to Vincent Moscato, who finds this reasoning completely unacceptable.nt human.

When I was a substitute, I used to wish that the guy playing in my place would break his legs and take 40 points, recalls the former international prop. It’s sad to say, but when you don’t make the World Cup, your first wish isn’t to see the guys become world champions, because it’s very hard, confides the man who has been officiating on RMC for several years. Not being World Champion hurts Ntamack a lot less than it does Dupont and the others. When you’re not there, it’s terrible, it’s torture.

It’s a confession that’s caused quite a stir. In an interview with Midi Olympique, Romain Ntamack confessed that he would have suffered greatly to see the French XV win the World Cup without him.

With a serious knee injury, the Stade Toulousain No.10 had prepared for what would have been a bad scenario for him. I tried to project myself onto the idea that the French were going to be champions, because it would have been complicated for me, he explains, adding that he [hoped] for them to go as far as possible and lift this Cup.

A completely human admission from Ntamack

If they had been world champions, it would have been the happiest day in French rugby, but perhaps one of the worst in my life, confides Ntamack, in all sincerity. Does the French No.10 lack the collective spirit to react in this way? Not according to Vincent Moscato, who finds this reasoning completely unacceptable.nt human.

When I was a substitute, I used to wish that the guy playing in my place would break his legs and take 40 points, recalls the former international prop. It’s sad to say, but when you don’t make the World Cup, your first wish isn’t to see the guys become world champions, because it’s very hard, confides the man who has been officiating on RMC for several years. Not being World Champion hurts Ntamack a lot less than it does Dupont and the others. When you’re not there, it’s terrible, it’s torture.

It’s a confession that’s caused quite a stir. In an interview with Midi Olympique, Romain Ntamack confessed that he would have suffered enormously if the French national team had been relegated.