The main enemy of France before reaching the World Cup finals cannot be seen with the eyes: it is the Camel flu, which affected five gamers.

Stop all the pieces, cease what you’re doing, take note of the excellent news. At backside, this is the trick promoted by “Le Figaro” story who simply repeats the passage of the textual content he clicked on, given in a single discover: This Saturday morning, Ibrahima Konaté and Raphaël Varane “really feel good” and had breakfast with different gamers of the French nationwide workforce, at the lodge the place they dwell in Qatar.

The concern is not restricted to this newspaper. Also “Le Monde”, interrupting the concern with the phrases of Didier Deschamps, the French coach, can take care of about the evolution of the “bug in the French workforce” that started to have an effect on the gamers between the quarter-finals victory in opposition to England and the “semi-final” in which they gained in opposition to Morocco. In the final recreation, Adrien Rabiot and Dayot Upamecano, midfielders and defenders of the chosen ones, weren’t current, as they had been dealing with the signs of the flu which, right now, has unfold to the footballers.

Among the fever, cough and shortness of breath are the commonest signs of what the French Football Federation has acknowledged as a “viral illness” and has contaminated Kingsley Coman, the striker who is often a substitute, however who at all times comes on in the second half, as traditional, as a substitute of Ousmane Dembélé. Against Morocco, he didn’t depart the bench. Therefore, the Gallic choice has already had five gamers affected by what many worldwide journalists referred to as the Camel Flu, as a substitute of what was initially thought – to be a chilly or flu attributable to the air-con system put in in seven of the five and three World Cups. sports activities fields. , air-con, which additionally prompted complaints from different gamers.

The motive will be the Middle East respiratory illness (MERS), scientifically described as a coronavirus with the acronym MERS-CoV which is additionally zoonotic, that is, it has handed from animals to people. The most dependable species would have been, initially, camels, therefore the identify given. “We will see how the affected gamers have modified and we are going to be prepared for the recreation that awaits us”, confirmed Didier Deschamps, this Saturday, at a press convention in anticipation of the ultimate of the World Cup, which will be performed on Sunday (15h, RTP1).

In the quarter of an hour that the media is allowed to look at every nationwide workforce’s recreation, all 24 gamers of the French nationwide workforce had been seen getting into the stadium. Whether or not they had been totally educated is not recognized, and since of the restricted data that the French federation has shared about the impression of the virus on the workforce, which began with a victory in opposition to England, in the ultimate levels.

After the Moroccan workforce gained, in ‘socks’, the group requested the journalists who spoke to the gamers in the combined stadium to make use of a face masks and play at a distance. Returning to the newest traits compelled by the covid-19 pandemic. And throughout the choice course of, will there be any safeguards? “I do not need to go into element, we’re doing what we will,” stated Didier Deschamps.

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