April 13, 2024

Lilian Thuram’s big outcry

The day after Noël Le Graët, Lilian Thuram was interviewed by members of parliament at the French National Assembly. For the past week, a succession of sports figures have been heard by the Commission of Inquiry into the identification of operational shortcomings within French federations.I reject the racism aspect. Today, the most serious problem in soccer is undoubtedly fights …

The day after Noël Le Graët, Lilian Thuram was interviewed by members of parliament at the French National Assembly. For the past week, a succession of sports figures have been heard by the Commission of Inquiry into the identification of operational shortcomings within French federations.I reject the racism aspect. Today, the most serious problem in soccer is undoubtedly fights between supporters…

Unsurprisingly, Lilian Thuram once again lamented this blindness. If racism is denied at the very top, it’s very complicated. When I hear things like that, I see it as contempt. You’re denying what some people are going through, he said indignantly. When the president of the FFF says that, it’s millions of people who are affected, violated. It’s violence to say there’s no racism. V