‘Do You Know What 4-3-3 Is?’ – PSG Coach Laurent Blanc Admonished For ‘Sexist’ Comments Made To Female Journalist

Chris Wright

18th, December 2013


By Chris Wright

France Soccer Champions League

“I’m sorry darlin’, I couldn’t hear you over your child-bearing hips”

PSG coach Laurent Blanc is taking a fair bit of flack today after making what many are deeming ‘sexist’ comments to a female journalist during his press conference when she asked a question about his tactics.

Swedish journalist Johanna Franden who, among other things, is charged with specifically following the fortunes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic by the Aftonbladet newspaper asked Blanc about his recent decision to revert from 4-3-3 back to 4-4-2, to which the PSG boss responded: “Women talking football tactics, it’s so beautiful.”

“I think it’s fantastic,” he continued, failing to stop talking at the crucial moment before adding:

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