The Qatar World Cup could experience an unprecedented event in the history of football if France manages to consecrate champion before Argentina.
On Sunday, December 18, the footballer Marcus Thuram will step on the court Lusail Stadium with the illusion of achieving what no one has done before: raising the world Cup just like his father did.
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Since before the contest in Arab lands, 22 couples of father and son had materialized in playing the maximum international tournament. Marcus It was number 23, following in the footsteps of his father, the French icon Lilian, a European star in the 1990s.
The right back won the world with Les Bleus when they were locals in 1998, being a star in the squad that Zinedine Zidane commanded to glory.
Now Marcus (25), with almost the same age as his father (26), could repeat his feat, although from a secondary role, since he is not a starter, but he does have participation with the squad of Deschampswho has put him to play in four of the six games in Qatar.
The thuramin addition to being the eighth father-son pair that they have played with world with Franceis ninety minutes away from achieving an enviable feat.
It should be noted that Marcus was called up as an emergency for the World Cup, as he came to fill in for defender Presnel Kimpembe, despite the fact that the Italian-born man with Guadeloupean roots is an attacker on the flank.