Emmanuel Macron’s reaction to France’s World Cup victory is delightfully relatable


Presidential decorum be damned when your country’s just won the World Cup.

French president Emmanuel Macron left his inhibitions at the door during the 2018 World Cup final on Sunday, spending the game delivering air punches like a kid post-Santa visit.

Beating Croatia 4-2, thanks in part to 19-year-old star Kylian Mbappé, France had plenty of reason to cheer — and that’s exactly what Macron did.

Here’s the president flailing about in the official leader box at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, sitting alongside his wife Brigitte Macron, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, President of French Football Federation Noel Le Graet, and Russian president Vladimir Putin. Read more…

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