Skip to Content

‘Very sad’ Macron congratulates Argentina for World Cup win


LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has congratulated Argentina and Argentines for their win over France in Sunday’s World Cup final. He says he was “very sad, very disappointed” that France lost. He sought to console Kylian Mbappe and other France players in the locker room. Macron says he told them that “they made us all immensely proud.” Macron says the French players are expected to return home on Monday and parade down the Champs-Elysees in Paris despite the loss. Macron will be visiting French troops stationed abroad for the holidays.

Article Topic Follows: AP National Sports

Jump to comments ↓

Author Profile Photo

Associated Press


KIFI Local News 8 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content