FFF: Le Graët on his knees in front of Zidane to save his position

In the midst of a storm, Noël Le Graët himself decided to withdraw until the end of the audit at the French Football Federation. The president of the body, who contacted Zinedine Zidane to apologize, assures that he will come out unscathed after the investigation.

The situation of Noël Le Graët is not improving. After his controversial remarks on Zinedine Zidane, the president of the FFF was depressed by player agent Sonia Souid, whose testimony feeds the ongoing audit into the dysfunctions within the body. Nevertheless, the leader still proclaimed his innocence during the executive committee organized this Wednesday, and which Eric Borghini attended.

Le Graët pleads not guilty

We got to the bottom of things told the close to Noël Le Graët, in remarks relayed by RMC. We started by listening to our president, who started the Comex by telling us: “I didn’t do anything, I swear on your head that I didn’t do anything and that the audit report will be very positive for me, there will be nothing against me”. The 3F boss, who hopes to keep his job, also spoke about his statements about Zinedine Zidane.

He then apologized to us for the comments made about Zinedine Zidanecontinued Eric Borghini. Words that he does not think, he is aware of what he represents for French and world football. He recognized that he had made a mistake, had an uncontrolled communication. He sent a letter to Zinedine asking for an appointment. He apologized to him and to us. In this context, Noël Le Graët could only agree to be discreet.

This indentation is a proposal by Noël Le Graëtrevealed the president of the Mediterranean League. After the apology phase for Zinedine Zidane and the small formal error concerning Didier Deschamps’ contract, we had a really frank discussion, a bit like in a family. At the end, Noël understood perfectly that the status quo was impossible. Given the media frenzy, given the political expectations, given the state of public opinion, the status quo was impossible. He offered to step aside until the audit report is reviewed by the executive committee. »

In the meantime, the Breton’s friend hopes to see him return. ” If the report completely clears the president, I would like someone to explain to me why he would be forced to resign. Either he has committed acts which, on a criminal, disciplinary or ethical level, are reprehensible, it will be in the report and in this case, there is no subject and he himself told us: “I will resign”. Either the report is positive and clears him… in the name of which he would leave his functions? The report will be a bit of the arbiter “, announced the support of Noël Le Graët.

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