Comment: Marchons with our friends in sport

Hatred hasn't a hope against France's culture of love, writes Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
15th July, 2016
Flags at Elysee Palace lowered to half mast Pic: NICOLAS MESSYASZ/SIPA/REX/Shutterstock

Last Sunday as Le Marseillaise played before the Euro 2016 final, my flat burst into a bunch of people going 'do do de do do do do doo de do' throughout save for the lull where no-one quite knows how to hum it. Two of the crew had been in the same stadium back in 2004 when a majority Irish crowd's humming drowned out the home fans who actually knew the words.

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