The return to the stage sounds different this Sunday evening on Téléfoot. The applause is longer, louder. When speaking for this last “Vrai Mag”, presenter Anne-Laure Bonnet struggles to hide her emotion. These first words are of thanks to all his colleagues who are “the DNA of this chain”.
A large part of the staff took place in the stands around the plateau. This Sunday evening, Téléfoot, the football channel, broadcasts its last show barely six months after its launch. Following the long fiasco around the non-payment of TV rights to Ligue 1 clubs by the Sino-Spanish group Mediapro, Canal + is resuming broadcasting of the elite’s matches from next week.
After a summary of Julien Brun’s Clasico, Kylian Mbappé, scorer against OM, gives a short interview to the channel. The star concludes his intervention with a few words for the attention of Téléfoot: “Thank you to you, I know that it is not easy, these are things which unfortunately happen in life. I wish you all to bounce back and find something that lives up to what you have given us here. “The tricolor world champion is taken over by the comedian Paul de Saint-Sernin, faithful to his reputation as a disruptor:” Kylian, your bullshit is very nice, but when do you extend it? “. The Parisian’s response, hilarious: “I won’t miss you”! Bursts of laughter on the set.
Bodmer’s emotion with Larguet
Then it is the turn of Nasser Larguet, the boss of the OM training center who is acting on the Marseille bench, to go to the microphone of the chain. The consultant Mathieu Bodmer who knew him in Caen as director of the training center, forgets the defeat (2-0) of Marseille: “I take the opportunity to thank you because thanks to you, I was able to be professional. and I became the man I am today in part thanks to you. “
The Marseille coach returns the compliment: “I was lucky to have boys like you who built me in my career as a trainer and I hope to have the chance to meet others. “His Parisian counterpart Mauricio Pochettino will be entitled to an interview in Spanish conducted by Anne-Laure Bonnet.
While Paul de Saint-Sernin is already starting to open a bottle, Julien Momont delivers his latest technical palette, which had become one of Téléfoot’s trademarks over the months. “I have a family obligation not to cry,” insists Julien Brun before making a final point on the classification of Ligue 1. A compilation of messages of thanks and support from several Ligue 1 coaches is broadcast. Among them, Rudi Garcia, Christophe Galtier and Niko Kovac.
“The Titanic Orchestra” and the jokes of Saint-Sernin
In her last column, Jenny Demay draws an analogy between Téléfoot and the Titanic orchestra: “Everyone played the role of the orchestra at Téléfoot, everyone stayed. The Titanic orchestra sinks at the end but I reassure you for the people of Téléfoot, life goes on. The journalist takes the subscribers behind the scenes of the last day in the premises of Téléfoot, showing the faces of all the technical and production teams.
As the end of the show approaches, Paul de Saint-Sernin alleviates the atmosphere one last time with a garage sale offering Téléfoot’s computer equipment for sale, but also its journalists and consultants with for each a little mocking comment. and well felt.
After thanking the two Clasico commentators, Smaïl Bouabdellah and Benoît Cheyrou, the final words are for Anne-Laure Bonnet, figurehead of the young channel. “We put all our energy, our know-how and our heart into this adventure,” she says. It ends and it is in spite of us. We are proud of the work we have done in recent months. We wish you all a wonderful end to the season. Telefoot the channel, it’s over, see you soon. And, as the lights went out, maybe she let out a tear …
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