, 2022-09-06 12:27:07,
Alain Krakovitch, director of TGV-Intercity service, had tweeted video of players in midflight, noting, “I re-re-renew our proposition of a TGV offer adapted to your specific needs.” Private jets have been a hot-button topic of late, particularly in France, where social media users have tracked their use during heat waves, droughts and floods. President Emmanuel Macron on Monday urged everyone to “do their bit” to fight climate change.
Cristophe Galtier, the PSG coach, fully expected to be asked about the team’s jet during a Monday news conference, and he initially smiled in response to the question. Then he turned to Kylian Mbappé, his star striker, who dissolved into laughter as they sat on the lectern.
“I thought I would get that question,” Galtier said after a brief pause, summoning a bit of snark. “To be very honest with you, this morning we spoke with the company that organizes our trips, and we’re trying to see if we can travel by sand yacht.”
A land or sand yacht, for the uninitiated, is not a ’66 Bonneville. It’s basically a catamaran on wheels.
Never mind that PSG told the Associated Press that there were…
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