One job France’s Macron won’t touch: national soccer coach

French President Emmanuel Macron, speaks to the French national soccer team head coach Didier Deschamps as his wife, Brigitte Macron looks on during a meeting at France's training camp in Clairefontaine, near Paris, France, June 5, 2018 prior to the national team's participation to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Francois Mori/Pool via Reuters?

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron oozes self-confidence, has outwitted his opponents and shrugs off public criticism, but there’s one other high-pressure job even he doesn’t like the look of: coach of the national soccer team. “There are always 60 million people who believe they can do better than either,” Macron quipped to journalists […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories