mobilization dismissed, football regained the upper hand

Highly anticipated, the political mobilization around this final did not hinder the spectacle on the lawn, nor the atmosphere in the stands during the final of this 106th Coupe de France final.

Football is king. Football has regained its rights. While for many, the match had become secondary, as the climate which weighed around the 106th Coupe de France final was tense, the round ball reminded everyone of its importance. Toulouse crushed Nantes (5-1) and won the second trophy in its history in this competition, 66 years after the first.

However, the mobilization was strong. And this several hours before the start of the meeting. Many representatives of the intersyndicale were present at the exit of the metro and RER stations. At the Porte de Paris, a few hectometres from the Stade de France, dozens of trade unionists were towing, in a good mood. Impossible to miss them, were dressed in their pink vests. On the program: distribution of the famous red cards on which one could read “not retired at age 64“, but also distribution of whistles and more or less good-natured slogans. “The red card, proof that…

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