Blues offensive player Kingsley Coman left the France team to attend the birth of his child, the French Football Federation said on Thursday.
He is not expected to spend much time away from Budapest, however, and will be available for the game against Hungary on Saturday at 3pm.
The midfielder of the France and Bayern Munich team Kingsley Coman hastily left the French selection which is preparing in Budapest for its next Euro match against Hungary (next Saturday at 3 p.m.), said the French Federation. soccer Thursday.
She authorized him to attend the birth of his child.
"After consultation with UEFA and the UEFA Covid unit, Didier Deschamps and the Federation authorized Kingsley Coman to join his partner and attend the birth of his child. All precautions have been taken, particularly in terms of health, "said the management of the Blues.
"At the coach's disposal" for the match against Hungary
The sports daily
specifies that the player's companion has given birth and that Kingsley Coman has therefore joined her. "The Blues striker traveled by private plane, accompanied by a member of the security of the France team," adds the media which indicates that the player was to make his return to the group Thursday evening or Friday morning. He will "be at the disposal of the coach" Didier Deschamps for Saturday's match against Hungary, said the FFF.
Kingsley Coman is not the only Euro footballer to have left his selection for a happy event.
reports that the goalkeeper of the Swiss selection Yann Sommer had left his team on Wednesday evening after the defeat of "La Nati" 3-0 against Italy in order to be with his wife in Cologne for the birth. of their second child. He could be absent for Switzerland's third group match scheduled for next Sunday against Turkey.