Basketball – French team
After a clash between Jean-Michel Blanquer and Evan Fournier on Twitter, on the subject of PE lessons, the Minister of National Education, Youth, and Sports requested a meeting with the French basketball player. A moment that took place, between the two, this Sunday.
It was a collision that made noise! After the Tokyo Olympics, Jean-Michel Blanquer, the Minister of National Education, Youth, and Sports, had highlighted on social networks the success of PE lessons in French schools following the victory of team sports. The player of New York Knicks, Evan Fournier, replied to this in an interview with the Parisian: ” When you do your PE class at school, you feel like it’s vacation time. Half the class doesn’t care, so it’s a shame. French basketball lives on thanks to clubs, volunteers and basketball camps. As a kid, I had the chance to fall into a very good club. This is what brings basketball to life, not school. ”
A meeting took place between Blanquer and Fournier
After thatEvan Fournier answered, Jean-Michel Blanquer proposed a meeting to the silver medalist of JO from Tokyo. A moment shared, this Sunday, by Evan Fournier on Twitter : “JI was received this morning by Jean-Michel Blanquer at the Ministry of National Education. An exchange on the place of sport at school, its future and support for athletes. It was constructive and interesting! We plan to continue the reflection in the months to come. Wait & see. “
I was received this morning by @jmblanquer at the Ministry of National Education. An exchange on the place of sport at school, its future & support for athletes.
It was constructive and interesting!
We plan to continue the reflection in the months to come. Wait & see pic.twitter.com/00QNZQuPsn
– Evan Fournier (@EvanFourmizz) September 5, 2021