“This morning, we discussed with the travel company to find out if we can travel on the sand boat,” introduced the Parisian coach in response to a question about the controversy that followed the trip. Des Parisiens, during a press conference ahead of Juventus’s welcome to Turin in the Champions League.
The question elicited disbelief and laughter from star striker Kylian Mbappe, who sat with Galtier.
Sports Minister Amélie Oudéa-Castéra responded to the report by questioning the Paris SG coach on social networks: “Mr. Galtier, you have accustomed us to more appropriate and more responsible answers – are we talking about it? @PSG_inside @CBaune #Sobriety # Mbappe #Galtier #psg #TGV”, he tweeted.
PSG was criticized on Sunday by TGV-Intercités director Alain Krakovitch for the club’s demands.
“Paris-Nantes is less than two hours by TGV, our common interests: safety, speed, services and mobility for the environment I renew our program for the TGV offer according to your specific needs”, at- to the video of the Italian midfielder Marco Verratti on the PSG flight published on social media suggested in a tweet in response.
The boss of TGV has made his contribution to the debate about the use of aircraft, particularly the use of private jets, which has recently raged within the French political class. Some on the left and among environmentalists want to design such a mode of transportation because of its carbon footprint.
On Friday, the anti-globalization association Attac pointed to the attitude of PSG player Lionel Messi, whose private jet has made 52 flights since June, “which means 1,502 tons of CO2”. “It’s like a Frenchman in 150 years”, the organization underlined, and called for regulation of the use of private jets.
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