Nice

  • PHOTOS ANTHONY LANNERETONNE

People watching – everybody does it, but usually from afar. We approached a few passengers at the airport in Nice and asked them to share their most ­memorable soccer moment

STEPHANIE ZAHUI, radio host The best thing ever was watching Thierry Henry, my favorite player, win the EURO 2000 with France.

STEPHANIE ZAHUI, radio host
The best thing ever was watching Thierry Henry, my favorite player, win the EURO 2000 with France.

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Watching Paris Saint-Germain play at Parc des Princes stadium was nerve-wracking the first time. And still is.

LUDOVIC HERVAULT, pharmacist
Watching Paris Saint-Germain play at Parc des Princes stadium was nerve-wracking the first time. And still is.

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FERN KELLY CONKLIN, yacht stewardess Germany versus Sweden during the 2006 World Cup. I was in Munich with my sister and it was very exciting.

FERN KELLY CONKLIN, yacht stewardess
Germany versus Sweden during the 2006 World Cup ...

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... I was in Munich with my sister and it was very exciting.

... I was in Munich with my sister and it was very exciting.

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When the Chinese national team qualified for the World Cup in 2002!

JIAXIN SONG, student
When the Chinese national team qualified for the World Cup in 2002!

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I savored the moment with my family and neighbors – over a delicious Chinese barbecue.

I savored the moment with my family and neighbors – over a delicious Chinese barbecue.

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“No question: When France won the World Cup at home in 1998. Over a million people celebrated on the Champs-Élysées after the game, and I was over the moon."

DIANGO KAMARA, social worker
“No question: When France won the World Cup at home in 1998. Over a million people celebrated on the Champs-Élysées after the game, and I was over the moon."

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“I’ll never forget my summers on the beach at Lacanau near Bordeaux. My friends and I would spend hours playing soccer on the sand before ending the day around a campfire.”

LEO DUPRÉ, student
“I’ll never forget my summers on the beach at Lacanau near Bordeaux. My friends and I would spend hours playing soccer on the sand before ending the day around a campfire.”

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