Andre-Pierre Gignac spent many years in France national team and longed to play a world Cupi want it to be complete South Africa 2010But it turned into a nightmare after the game against Mexico in the group stage.
The duel was played in Polokwain. 17 June 2010where El Trai won 2-0 With goals from Javier Hernandez and Cuuhtémoc Blanco in the second half, halftime discussion Which changed everything in the French team.
,It was my dream to play the World Cup and it was a nightmareWe arrived, everything was fine and that game was minus 12 degrees, an unbelievable cold, the stadium was all green. And I enter at halftime and they beat us (Mexico),” he said with Franco Escamilla.
,There was a problem between Koch and Nicolas Anelkas And this caused the group to explode and it went badly for us. The player returned to France, it is difficult to lose the player in such an important competition and we did not react properly, We didn’t want to train and it was a nightmare, i will remember it once negative wayBut they beat us and made it to the group stage”, he said.
at half-time in a match against trio, raymond domenech Nominated anelka And the striker took it as an attack, who allegedly told him “Go to hellfor the then coach, so Gignac came in to replace him in the second half, and Nicholas was expelled from the national team In the middle of the World Cup, that ignited a French nightmare.
, What Anelka said to Domnych at the 2010 World Cup:
“You just have to make it your sh*t team”
, Front page of L’EQUIPE the next day: pic.twitter.com/2934dVwxVs
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,was a teamBut we did poorly in the friendly, we lost against China, we drew against Uruguay and after that loss against Mexico we lost to hosts, against South Africa and it was a mess, they killed usBut I was 23, what am I going to say to players of Henry, Evra, Ribery’s stature, I followed the group”, Gignac recalls.
was on the show Hector MorenoRaidos’ defense and mexican team In that match, who said that they didn’t know anything until the documentary released by Anelka in 2020.
“We we didn’t knowI saw Anelka’s documentary and there we played half part, but we don’t know, we were against france, against the super team, with Ribery, Malouda, a great team. They are always favourites,” he said.