“Genius”, “Out of the norm”, a legendary incense Antoine Dupont

Fan of the oval ball, Didier Deschamps was full of praise for the captain of the XV of France, Antoine Dupont.

persisting from a maxillo-zygomatic fracture on September 22, the day after the victory of the XV of France over Namibia (96-0), Antoine Dupont returned to competition in the evening. Have a great meeting on the agenda: a World Cup quarter-final against South Africa, the defending champions.

On the sidelines of the clash of titans, Didier Deschamps, coach of the French (Site notre bureau spécialisé) team and great rugby fan, is entrusted with the captain of the XV of France. If he refused to compare a certain Zinedine Zidane, DD was very complimentary of Antoine Dupont.

“Like Zizou, Antoine Dupont is the creator”

“I’m already not a fan of comparisons within the same sport. I’m even less going to risk it here,” Deschamps first said, adding: “Like Zizou, Antoine Dupont is the creator, the genius, an extraordinary boy. Fabien (Galthié) told me about him: “He’s my best defender”, with the highest percentage of tackles. In this case, it is incomparable with the (Site notre bureau spécialisé). »