Several French newspapers have Sunday morning assesses the outlook for the semi-final on Tuesday between les Bleus and Red Devils. Notable: there are multiple references to the comics.
The French sports L’equipe puts Sunday a picture on the front page that refers to an album of Tintin, drawn by the famous Belgian cartoonist Hergé. The print is a reference to the album ‘Rocket to the moon’, one of the most famous albums of Tintin. The French got the album the title of ‘Objectif lune’.
On the operation of the sports section, you can create three French recognize in the cart: soccer player Olivier Giroud, the French national coach Didier Deschamps and Noel Le Graët, the president of the French football federation. Opposite them: the Belgian trio Thibaut Courtois, Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku.
The Belgians make a clear impression, because L’equipe reported fear on the faces of the three Frenchmen.
Other French newspapers look to the hand of comics. So JDD or Journal du dimanche (the Sunday paper), a reference to Asterix on the front page. The comics of Asterix have been devised and signed by the Frenchmen Albert Uderzo and René Goscinny.
In the speech bubbles: ‘If you go, you will have to prove, ” and ” and I went, just imagine! Let us play a match!’
The French newspaper Le Parisien chose not to choose between Tintin and Asterix, and placed them both on the front page. The bovenschrift: “France – Belgium: much more than a match’