Europe 1 with AFP 7:36 p.m., December 19, 2022

A "totally ridiculous" attitude according to the vice-president of the National Rally (RN) Sébastien Chenu, "inappropriate and uncomfortable" for the leader of the socialists Olivier Faure: the opposition criticized Monday Emmanuel Macron comforting Kylian Mbappé after the Cup final world lost to Argentina in Qatar.

Did Emmanuel Macron, once again, take advantage of the "World Cup effect"?

While he had assured that he did not want to "politicize sport", the President of the Republic finally put himself a lot on stage alongside the players of the French football team, since their victorious semi-final against Morocco. until the post-game of the lost final of the Blues.

"It was a bit appalling to see him clinging like a crampon to Mbappé yesterday," RN deputy Sébastien Chenu launched on Monday on the LCI channel.

"The" embarrassment "", for her part tweeted the deputy EELV Sandrine Rousseau, targeting the head of state.

The embarrassment, @EmmanuelMacron

— Sandrine Rousseau (@sandrousseau) December 18, 2022


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A criticized attitude

"It's totally indecent, and his place, if he wanted to be useful to France, he should have been in Montreal, where the negotiations on the Cop 15 ended", judged the new head of EELV Marine Clipper.

"That's where he should have been, not in a media operation, in an air-conditioned stadium built on the blood of thousands of workers," she added.

In question, Emmanuel Macron's attitude towards Kylian Mbappé on the lawn and with the whole team in the locker room after the defeat of the Blues in the World Cup final against Argentina.

In a video shared on social networks by the account of the President of the Republic, we see him holding a speech and clapping his fist in the face of the disappointed players of the France team.

Alongside the coach of Didier Deschamps, Emmanuel Macron again said to the team "Thank you".

The first secretary of the PS Olivier Faure, like other deputies on the left, shared on Twitter an article from the magazine So Foot entitled "Macron, out of play all along the line".