April 13, 2024

Henry admits he almost went under

With 98 caps to her name, Amandine Henry is one of the French national team’s star performers, and Hervé Renard considers her as such in the run-up to the Olympic Games in particular. However, she spent two and a half years away from Les Bleues, sidelined by Corinne Diacre. It was a period that the 34-year-old struggled to come to terms with, to the point of falling into depressi…

With 98 caps to her name, Amandine Henry is one of the French national team’s star performers, and Hervé Renard considers her as such in the run-up to the Olympic Games in particular. However, she spent two and a half years away from Les Bleues, sidelined by Corinne Diacre. It was a period that the 34-year-old struggled to come to terms with, to the point of falling into depression.

I was lucky enough to be very well supported by those close to me, but I also called on the services of a mental coach to help me stay on track, she explains in an interview with L’Equipe. She didn’t give me the answers, she helped me to find them. It’s a e