Kylian Mbappé and Les Blues collide for image rights | Tweet
The French Football Federation (FFF) confirmed this Monday that “it will review as soon as possible” its agreement with the players of the national team in relation to their image rights, a point of conflict mainly with the striker Kylian Mbappe, that had turned to deny in a publicity session with the rest of his teammates.
The player of Paris Saint-Germain had had a disagreement with the FFF since March when she refused to show up to a photo shoot organized for the reigning world champion. The Parisian wants to have a greater control of your image to avoid being associated with certain brands, but the president of the FFF, Noël LeGraet, and the footballer’s environment could not reach a compromise when they met in June.
Kylian Mbappé refused to take photos of the France team due to image rights issues, now the Federation reports that they are working on an agreement regarding this situation. 😱
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Le Graet told the French newspaper L’Equipe that there was not enough time to make the requested changess before the World Cup; which prompted the response Mbappewho would not attend a photo session scheduled for this Tuesday after the ‘Bleus’ concentrated to prepare for the League of Nations matches against Austria and Denmark. However, after a subsequent meeting, there was a change in the federal entity.
“After conclusive discussions in the presence of the executives of the French national team, the president, the coach and a marketing manager, the French Football Federation undertakes to reviewas soon as possible, the agreement inherent to image rights that unites its players in the national team,” the FFF said in a statement.
The agency claimed to be “Delighted to work on the outlines of a new agreement, that will allow it to guarantee its interests taking into account the concerns and legitimate convictions expressed unanimously by its players”.
(With information from Europe Press)