Gavin Mortimer Gavin Mortimer

Why rugby fans love to hate Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the France 2023 Rugby World Cup (Credit: Getty images)

Emmanuel Macron was in Lille on Thursday evening to watch France defeat Uruguay as the Bleus made it two wins from two in the Rugby World Cup. The president was photographed swigging from a bottle of beer, just your normal rugby fan enjoying the game. 

Rugby fans and their president have little in common.

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