2014 World Cup: Did a Drone Spy on France’s Practice?

Jun 15, 2014 10:49am
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France's defender Laurent Koscielny (2R) and France's midfielder Rio Mavuba (3L) take part in a training session at the Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre on June 14, 2014 on the eve of France's 2014 FIFA World Cup group E football match against Honduras. (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

The manager of the French soccer team claims that a drone flew over his team’s practice at the World Cup this weekend and has asked FIFA to investigate.

Dider Deschamps, the team manager, told a news conference that FIFA would look into the incident, according to ESPN.

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“Apparently, drones are used more and more,” Deschamps said.  ”It’s not up to me. FIFA handles this and has been carrying out an inquiry; we don’t want any intrusion into our privacy. It’s very hard to fight this these days.”

French news channel BFM TV reported that the drone did not belong to Honduras, the team that France will face today at 3 p.m.


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