Adil Rami, winner of the French World Cup, and defender of Marseille, finally revealed how embarrassed he was by his reaction after the president of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, told him that he had a beautiful mustache following the final of the 2018 World Cup.
TF1 aired Thursday an exclusive documentary, shot in the intimacy of the players of the French team during the 2018 World Cup. The opportunity for Adil Rami to unveil a crisp anecdote.
As reported by 20 Minutes, the story takes place in the locker room of the Blues, a few minutes after the coronation won against Croatia. Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic arrives at the players’ home to congratulate them after the strong victory. It is addressed personally to each player. This is where Adil Rami commits a small odd.
This is Rami’s awkward conversation with the president who caught the attention of many people during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
The 50-year-old wanted to congratulate the player for his mustache, as he revealed to the Second Star cameras: “In the end, there is the President of Croatia who looks at me, and who says to me: ‘ Nice Mustache ‘”. Problem, Adil Rami realizes a big ball, without noticing it.
“And I tell him, ‘I love Mykonos’ (laughs). I do not know why, I always confuse Greece and Croatia “reveals the player. The reaction of the Croatian President is simple, the 50-year-old preferring to thank Adil Rami without dragging on: “She said nothing, she said thank you and she left”. Olivier Giroud, who attended the scene, quickly understood the discomfort: “He looks at me and he says to me: ‘Are you stupid or what? Mykonos, it’s in Greece! ‘” Note that this excerpt was the most commented passage on Twitter during the evening, with more than 17,000 messages exchanged on this subject.