Multicultural World Cup Victory Sparks Debates
Provided By - Video Elephant on July 18, 2018
Multicultural World Cup Victory Sparks Debates After France swept Croatia and won the World Cup on Sunday, some fans drew attention to French attitudes to African and Muslim immigration. The French team is is one of the most multicultural teams, with
15 players of African descent. Some disagreed, stating that the team members were undeniably French despite their African heritage. Other users cited the growth of far-right sentiment, including the popularity of far-right politician Marine Le Pen. In 2016, former France player Louis Saha said France was far behind other countries when it came to addressing racism.