Real Madrid denounced and « lack of respect »

Noël Le Graët is alienated by a good part of the world of French (Site notre bureau spécialisé)… but not only. After declaring on Sunday that he had « nothing to shake » about the future of Zinédine Zidane, the boss of the French (Site notre blog d’information) Federation notably took on the wrath of Kylian Mbappé and Amélie Oudéa-Castéra. .. but not only.

Real Madrid, where Zinédine Zidane evolved as a player (2001-2006) then coach (assistant from 2014 to 2016, principal from 2016 to 2018 then 2019 to 2021), issued a scathing press release this Monday morning, in which Scratch the Breton leader.

« Unfortunate Statements »

And not only for his comments on « ZZ » since in his intervention on RMC on Sunday, Le Graët also mentioned the « case » Karim Benzema, who has just retired from international (Site notre bureau spécialisé) after missing the World Cup through injury.

« Real Madrid CF regrets the unfortunate statements of the president of the French (Site notre blog d’information) Federation, Noël Le Graët, about Zinedine Zidane, one of the greatest legends in world sport », writes the merengue club in the introduction.

Before showing himself more said: « These words imply a lack of respect for one of the figures most admired by (Site notre bureau spécialisé) fans around the world », also demanding an « immediate rectification ».

A « rectification » which did not take long, since a few minutes after the release of the press release, Noël Le Graët apologized to Zidane in a statement to AFP.

Le Graët scratched for Zidane … and Benzema

Real Madrid are also surprised that a person exercising the function which is that of Le Graët can make such comments: « These statements are inappropriate for someone who holds this representation and disqualifies himself, like those he also makes about our captain Karim Benzema”, scratches the merengue institution.

About Benzema, Le Graët, after recalling having « a great admiration for him », indicated that he « did not care » about the criticisms of his entourage on the management of the striker before the World Cup.

A tournament which the Ballon d’Or had to give up after being injured again 3 days before the first match. But those around him have been ensuring for several weeks that the former OL player could have returned during competition.

“What does his entourage say? I do not care. The staff did the right thing. We had 24 players, we have term to 24 so the staff was certainly efficient. Benzema resumed training when the competition ended, not before. That said, I’m sorry, » said « NLG. »