On Saturday, December 10, Morocco faced Portugal in the quarter-finals of the World Cup in Qatar. The Altas Lions eliminated the team led by Cristiano Ronaldo (1-0) and thus won qualification to the semi-finals. The first of its kind for an African country. And that’s not all! Because it’s later in the evening The Blues also won their match against England (1-2). A great opportunity for the supporters of the Blues and the Moroccan Mokhtar to celebrate these great victories.
In Paris, however, excesses spoiled the party. About 20,000 people gathered that evening on the Champs-Elysées, the scene of clashes between rioters and the police. One evening that resulted in 108 arrests Le Figaro. Gerard Lanvin, a football fan residing in Morocco, spoke about the events that followed the Morocco-Portugal match, in a video broadcast by C News on Monday, December 12th.
” Franco-Moroccan brotherhood represents the essential element. When I see what happens in Paris after a match like that… Actually, Paris turns into an urban gang war with the slightest bit of fun. “The actor regrets. Based in Marrakesh, Lanvin portrays a different atmosphere.” Here, it was joy, joy, sharing, coexistence, beautiful emotion (…) Here we have the advantage of having people who are better able to understand popular sentiments Ironically: And in Paris, we smashed bus shelters, smashed everything, to tell ourselves “Damn it, that’s cool, life’s good when it’s fried.”. On December 14th, it will be the turn of the French national team to face Morocco. A highly anticipated poster that actually causes a lot of ink to flow. Jeanne de Hauteserie, mayor of the 8th arrondissement of Paris, already wants to close access to the Champs-Elysées …