There's more than just football in Didier Deschamps' life! While Euro 2024 begins in a week in Germany, the coach of the Blues was the guest of A1 Padel France Open in Beausoleil. Questioned by Oscar Solé, he confided in his discovery of padel.

“I started when I was the coach of Marseille in 2010. In Monaco, in 2001, there was no football pitch. padel ! In Cassis, there was one track and few players who knew how to play. It started like that and I've continued over the years, it's a pleasure. Seeing a game on television is always special and I really like it. "

Since his retirement, the former French international plays regularly and never hid his love for padel. Other former footballers like Hatem Ben Arfa or, Sylvain Wiltord are also pala enthusiasts.

It was through his father that Auxence discovered the padel, six years earlier. Today, he follows the international circuit with passion and teases the pala in his training club, Toulouse Padel Club. You can also find it on La Feuille de Match and LesViolets.com, two specialist media on Toulouse Football Club.