Didier Deschamps talks about his “emotion” of reaching second successive World Cup final

  • Didier Deschamps discusses ’emotion’ after making it to his second straight World Cup final.

Didier Deschamps talks about his "emotion" of reaching second successive World Cup final
Didier Deschamps talks about his “emotion” of reaching second successive World Cup final

Didier Deschamps, the head coach of , has acknowledged that he feels “full of emotion” and “proud” as his team advance to a second consecutive World Cup final.

After defeating on Wednesday night, Les Bleus will face Argentina on Sunday in an attempt to defend their title.

If wins the World Cup once more, they will be just the third men’s team in history and the first since Pele’s Brazil in 1962 to successfully defend their title.

Speaking to TF1 after their semi-final victory, Deschamps – who also captained to their first World Cup title in 1998 – only briefly touched on his current before insisting he needs to switch gears and think ahead to Sunday’s showdown.


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“There’s emotion, there’s pride,Deschamps said.

“Once again, it was an important step. There’s still another one to go. We’ve been with the players for a month, it’s never easy, but it’s been a pleasure up to now.”

On Wednesday, had to withstand some very intense from , but they doggedly defended and rarely gave the Atlas Lions decent shots on goal.

Five minutes in, Theo Hernandez scored the game’s first goal, and late on at the Al Bayt Stadium, substitute Randal Kolo Muani calmed everyone down.

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