A special armband against Austria

Media365 editorial staff, published on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 1:25 p.m.

Against Austria, Thursday evening at the Stade de France, the armband worn by the captain of the France team will be special.

The chaotic gathering of The french team A departure. With no less than twelve packages due to injury, the Blues met to prepare for the last two Nations League group matches that they will play on September 22 and 25, respectively against Austria and Denmark. For the first of two meetings, scheduled for Thursday at the Stade de France, the tricolor captain will be entitled to a special armband, for a clear message.

Like nine other selections (Germany, England, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, Wales, Sweden and Switzerland), the France team will therefore show its commitment to the campaign. one Love, created to fight against discrimination. A few weeks before the World Cup which will take place in Qatar (November 20-December 18), the captains of all the teams in question will wear an armband in the colors of the rainbow, representing “all walks of life“.

Varana captain?

Hugo Lloris being one of the twelve French players to have forfeited, it should be Raphaël Varane who will wear this famous armband on Thursday against Austria (8:45 p.m.). The FFF has not yet communicated on the subject, but other Federations have already done so and have cited France as part of the selections that will join this fight to promote inclusion and to fight against discrimination.

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