EdF: Dimitri Payet wants to participate in the Olympic Games


By: Manu Tournoux

Dimitri Payet and the French team, the story may not be over. Vasco da Gama’s new player, in an interview with The Teamsent a strong message to the federation to participate in the next Olympics: “I am at the disposal of France. I know what it’s like to play a Euro in my country and it was extraordinary. On the other hand, I don’t know what it’s like to compete in the Olympics. As a Frenchman, I would love to have such an experience. I would like that, yes. I am at the disposal of the French team, whatever it may be. We’ll see. »

Anyone who has not worn the colors of the Blues since October 11, 2018 and a friendly match against Iceland, will have to negotiate with Thierry Henry to be one of the three possible jokers (players over 23 years old) in order to compete in the competition. Olympic. The story would recall that of André-Pierre Gignac at the Tokyo Games in 2021. The former Marseillais, also exiled in America, had however failed to lead the French Olympic team.

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