France, Fear, Faith and Football
A look at the changing context of the social and political background around three key moments in French football that took place at the Stade de France.
A look at the changing context of the social and political background in France through 3 key moments in French football that took place at the Stade De France.
Featuring the World Cup win of 1998, an abandoned friendly between France and Algeria in 2001, and then the attacks in Paris last November - we examine if football can unite France again.
Including interviews with: Lilian Thuram, a member of the 1998 World Cup winning side; Vincent Duluc, Chief Football writer at L'Equipe who was at the Stade de France on all 3 occasions; plus members of UJA Maccabi, an amateur Jewish football club in Paris, and their President who used to own the Bataclan theatre where last November's attacks took place.