April 13, 2024

Benjamin Pavard, tackled and devastated

The summer of 2018 will remain unforgettable for Benjamin Pavard. At just 22, the Maubeuge native became world champion in Russia and was called up to Les Bleus for the first time just a few months earlier. He was even a major player in this second title, an undisputed starter on the right flank and the hero of the victory over Argentina thanks to an exceptional volley.

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The summer of 2018 will remain unforgettable for Benjamin Pavard. At just 22, the Maubeuge native became world champion in Russia and was called up to Les Bleus for the first time just a few months earlier. He was even a major player in this second title, an undisputed starter on the right flank and the hero of the victory over Argentina thanks to an exceptional volley.

Everything seemed to be smiling on the former Lille man, who had made his relationship with Rachel Legrain-Trapani, Miss Fra, official a few months earlier.ire after a painful failure. But hey, maybe life is giving me a second chance.

But the romance between Etienne Capoue and Ladji Doucour√©’s former girlfriend and the French defender was not to last. And not just because of the distance between Stuttgart, where he worked, and Tourcoing, where the former Miss and mother of little Gianni lived. We were no longer on the same wavelength. I had allowed myself to believe in it once again, but since the end of the World Cup, it had become increasingly complicated. He’s in his universe, I’m in another reality, explained the former Miss.

But the break-up was painful. We’re still normal people would follow, making matters worse. I’d get up and have no appetite. I tried to keep myself busy, cooking, watching TV shows. But Netflix is fine for two minutes… I don’t like the word depressive, but that was the case, he told Le Parisien, adding: In my head, things weren’t right. At first, you tell yourself it’s nothing, that it’ll pass, but when you see that it’s persistent, that you’re going to training and you’re not feeling good, you have to react. I’m human like everyone else, and even though I have a super nice house with a weight room, I needed contact with other people.

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