The Real Madrid president has hung on severely with the Dortmund defender.
Thomas Meunier is the player who made the tackle that injured Eden Hazard’s ankle in November 2019, during a game between Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain in the group stage of the Champions League.
“He spoke to me in French!”
The 29-year-old, who played for PSG at the time, maintains it was an accident and a normal footballing duel, but Florentino Perez disagreed.
The Borussia Dortmund defender has also revealed what the president of Real Madrid had told him after the 2-2 draw, when they met in the corridors of the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.
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“After the match, I was in the tunnel and Florentino arrived,” Meunier revealed on RTBF Sport.
“I reached out and said ‘nice to meet you’.” He responded by saying, ‘Nice to meet me? Do you realize that you just hurt Eden Hazard? And you tell me that you are delighted to meet me? ‘ “
“I responded by saying ‘I hurt Eden Hazard? Is it my fault?’
“He said ‘Yes, it’s your fault.’” I told him it was a duel like any other. It’s football and it was a game like any other. “
Miller went on to explain how he thought the injury was an accident. “I set foot there and he did too,” said the defender. “His ankle got stuck.
“It was harmless contact between a defender and a striker.” a harmless contact, but in the meantime, Eden Hazard is no longer the same player since this shock …