Omar da Fonseca wished to defend Karim Benzema against the attacks of the political group of the National Rally.
“Regarding the history of the anthem, I have been here for almost 40 years, I was born in Argentina and I consider that France is the best country in the world in many details, for all the beautiful things that ‘we have here. However, I do not sing the Marseillaise ”, indicated the consultant of beIN Sports. Before continuing: “Why the act of the hymn? In Spain, there are no words. You use the word “heart” but we all have roots, a link. Bretons have their hearts in Brittany while they live elsewhere. (…) A football match is not a military review. It is a football match where there is a game, a spectacle, it is something entertaining. It should not be channeled into something ultra serious and dramatic. “