Didier Deschamps, France’s manager said France’s players will represent their country’s pride greater than ever in Tuesdays upcoming match against England.
The friendly soccer match will take place four days after 129 were killed in the terrorist attacks in Paris, you ring the match of France-Germany at the Stade the France
Deschamps said to the press that they will be attending to represent their country with its colours blue, white and red “with even more pride than we normally would”.
“It has been a difficult, stressful time, but we have been together and each of us, in our way, has kept up to date with the events. Each player and individual has dealt with this in their own way. The main thing is that we have kept together and shared our grief.The match will be full of emotion but we have a duty to perform and give a good account of ourselves and represent our country in the right way”, Mr Deschamps stated.
One of those killed on Friday was midfielder Lassana Diarra’s cousin, Asta Diakite. Player Antoine Griezmann’s sister escaped from the attacks at the Bataclan theatre.