Lievremont fury as ‘spoilt brats’ party

MARC LIEVREMONT blasted a section of his France squad as “spoilt brats” after he discovered some players went out to celebrate their World Cup semi-final win against Wales.

France battled to a 9-8 victory against 14-man Wales to reach their first final since 1999, when Lievremont was Les Bleus’ starting openside flanker.

Lievremont, pictured, who has had a fractious relationship with the players during his four-year tenure, called a meeting yesterday and told the guilty players they had let the team down.

“I went to bed in a bad mood because I’d asked the players not to go out, and I found out a few of them had gone out,” Lievremont said.

“I told them what I thought of them – that they’re a bunch of undisciplined spoilt brats, disobedient, sometimes selfish, always complaining, always whining. It’s been like this for four years.

“The problem is we are not world champions yet. This reminds me of 1999 when there were four days of celebration for the semi-final.”

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