By playing the contest launched by TF1 on Monday evening, during the match between the France team against Australia, this Drômois or this Drômoise may not become one of the stars of the evening.
Indeed, it is a certain Mr. Isérable, domiciled in the Drôme, who won the check for 20,000 euros put into play by the television channel. But when his name appeared on the screen during the match, Internet users feasted on the pun provoked (we can read “Miserable”). Many tweets then flourished during the evening, to the point that Huffington Post went so far as to say that Olivier Giroud, the striker of the Blues, had been upstaged by the Drômois.
It’s just me who just saw that the person who won €20,000 from the match on TF1 is called “M.Iserable” it’s fake it’s not possible lol
— RMA (@HonradoAxel) November 22, 2022
Some wondered if it was a fake name. But there are indeed many Mr. and Mrs. Isérable in the Drôme, especially in the area of Romans-sur-Isère and several have a first name starting with a M.