Tuesday May 31, 2022, Didier Deschamps lost his father, Pierre. In an interview with L’Équipe, on Friday, August 12, 2022, the coach of the France team returned to his disappearance.
Originally from Bayonne, Didier Deschamps is the second son of Pierre and Ginette. Close to his parents, the former footballer learned on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, of the death of his father, with whom he shared a love of football. In a press release, Noël Le Graët announced that the France national team coach had left Clairefontaine immediately after hearing the news. “It is with great sadness that I learned of the disappearance of Didier’s father this morning. Didier went to meet his relatives and I assure him of all my friendship and support.“, shared the president of the French Football Federation. Last June, Didier Deschamps said after France’s defeat against Croatia: “We lacked energy and character even if it hurts. He did not have the usual strength and energy to impart to them.“
In mourning, the France national team coach added: “It’s a bad time. It can also happen. You have to appreciate the good times.“On Friday, August 12, 2022, Didier Deschamps agreed to speak once again about his father’s disappearance. While it is still difficult for him to talk about it, he stated The team : “My father’s death for me was violent and sudden. Sometimes we can be prepared, but here we were not at all.Noting that he doesn’t have his usual strength and energy since his father’s death, he added in conclusion: “I’m not going to stop people from judging me and the France team in these games. I don’t want to soften people up or anything.“
Who was Pierre Deschamps?
A house painter by profession, Pierre Deschamps was a great rugby fan., and had notably played under the colors of Biarritz Olympique. Married to Ginette, he had two sons, Didier and Philippe, who died in a plane crash in 1987. In a TF1 documentary, the former footballer confided in this drama: “It is very unfair, but we live with it. we are bound (…) Years have passed, time does its job, but we cannot forget. And then, it was at Christmas time… We were marked for life, of course.“
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