L’Equipe was right

The cover of L’Equipe In the Spain-France preview it went viral. It spread like wildfire through the networks. He gallic diary decided to use an image in which the starting goalkeeper appeared, Mike Maignanaccompanied by the four players who would form the defensive line in the match against La Roja: Koundé, Upamecano, Saliba and Theo Hernández. And all this accompanied by a text in Spanish: “Not pass”.

In the end, the cover turned against him and, as they said, the Gauls they did not pass against Spain. Luis de la Fuente’s men won (2-1) over Deschamps’ men, despite the fact that the French took the lead on the scoreboard with a goal by Kolo Muani. Then Lamine Yamal and Dani Olmo came back and Spain will play in the Euro Cup final.

Double meaning

L’Equipe’s idea with ‘They will not pass’ had two aspects. A, highlight the strength of a selectionthe gala, which had been a wall in the Euro Cup. They had barely scored a goal.

And two, remember some words that were the motto of the republican militias in the Civil War Spanish to confront the advance of Franco’s troops during the war. A “They will not pass” that, on the other hand, also had weight in the recent French elections and became the slogan of the left to appeal to vote against Marine Le Pen.


Davide Piano

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