Kevin De Bruyne didn’t like a journalist’s question about the ‘golden generation’

Kevin De Bruyne didn’t like a journalist’s question about the ‘golden generation’
Kevin De Bruyne didn’t like a journalist’s question about the ‘golden generation’
INA FASSBENDER / AFP Kevin De Bruyne (present here on July 1) did not like this journalist’s question.

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Kevin De Bruyne (present here on July 1) did not like this journalist’s question.

EURO 2024 – It was probably one of the last chances to bring home a trophy. Unfortunately, the defeat of the Belgian football team in the round of 16 of the Euro against France on Monday 1st July will probably deprive the “golden generation” of the Red Devils, now aging, of an international title.

Asked after the match by Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri about this group including Romelu Lukaku, Thibaut Courtois, Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne, the latter could not hide his annoyance. In the mixed zone in Düsseldorf, the journalist from BeIN Sports asked the captain of the Belgian football team if it was ” “Is it hard to take in the realisation that the golden generation of Belgian football has never been to the final?” If the player initially appeared perplexed, before replying

« So you imagine that France, England, Spain and Germany did not have a golden generation?Kevin De Bruyne replied sharply before leaving the press conference with his head down. As he was leaving the press conference, the player, annoyed, described through gritted teeth as ” stupid », the question of Tancredi Palmeri, as you can see below:

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« A spoiled child ” for the journalist

But Kevin De Bruyne is not the only one to have responded. The journalist also wanted to respond to the player’s behavior. Ah De Bruyne just called me “stupid”. Hey Kevin, a quick reminder for you: the golden generations of France, England, Germany and Spain all reached a final! ” he wrote on the social network X.

« Another footballer who only wants questions that tell him how good he is “, he tackled, before calling him ” spoiled child ». « He didn’t have the courage to tell me to my face. Money can’t buy courage. »

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Asked by DH, Kevin De Bruyne, aged 33, briefly discussed his future after the defeat of the Belgian football team. “It’s too early to say if I’m going to stop with the Devils. I have to rest now, because it’s been a special and long season for me. I have to think about it a little bit. I’ll make a decision after the summer.”

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