Emiliano Martinez’s World Cup celebrations: French FA lodges complaint; Aston Villa’s Unai Emery: I’ll speak to him | Football News
The French FA has made a grievance towards Emiliano Martinez following his antics within the aftermath of Argentina’s World Cup ultimate win over France.
Martinez was a key determine in Argentina’s penalty shootout win over France and has since been noticed carrying a doll with Mbappe’s face taped to it throughout the victory celebrations in Buenos Aires. He even referred to as for a mock minute’s silence for Mbappe within the dressing room after the ultimate in Qatar
It has led to French FA president Noel Le Graet revealing he has written to his Argentinian counterpart Claudio Tapia, urging the Argentina FA to take motion towards the World Cup-winning goalkeeper.
“We have launched different procedures,” Le Graet instructed Ouest-France. “It is very shocking.
“These are boys who’ve given the perfect of themselves for the France staff to succeed. It is necessary that we help them.
“I wrote to my counterpart from the Argentine Football Association. I discover these excesses irregular within the context of a sports activities competitors, and I discover it tough to perceive.
“It goes too far. Mbappe’s behaviour was exemplary.”
Emery: I’ll speak to Martinez about his WC celebrations
Meanwhile, Unai Emery says he is so happy with Aston Villa’s World Cup-winning goalkeeper Martinez, however says he is due a chat with the Argentine about his celebrating.
Martinez has obtained loads of criticism for his actions in Qatar regardless of serving to Argentina win their first World Cup since 1986.
“When you have a big emotion, sometimes it’s difficult to control it,” Emery mentioned.
“I will speak to him next week about some of the celebrations but I respect it for now because he’s with his national team.
“When he is again with us we are able to speak about it.”