In Rennes bars on Tuesday evening, the first game of the Blues provoked as much enthusiasm as debates on the conditions for the holding of this World Cup in Qatar.
By Benjamin Keltz (Rennes, Correspondence)
Shawned around the neck and brown cap on the head, Aurore Lanzéré pushes the heavy door of the Fox and Friends, this crowded pub with downtown Rennes. The 43 -year -old maternal assistant joins her son, Arthur, this Tuesday, November 22. It is almost 8 p.m.
“It started?” On the screens, the players of the French team shake hands with Australians. Enthusiastic, Aurore sets up on the stool then explains: “The World Cup is a ritual with my son. A moment of sharing which I hold a lot, but the conditions for the organization of this competition disturb me.” Tait. His face closes, embarrassed.
Aurore Lanzéré evokes what she read about workers who died on stadium sites in Qatar, air conditioning in the speakers or the ban of “One Love” armbands. Around her, her neighbors nod and shruate her shoulders. “Human rights have been flouted to offer us this spectacle. In my head, a small voice asks me what I do there?”, Grimace the forties.