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The Animalist Party demands the suspension of Kurt Zouma with the French team, guilty of acts of cruelty on his cat!

As a professional footballer and French international, Kurt Zouma betrayed the values ​​conveyed by the French team by committing acts of cruelty towards his cat, believes the Animalist Party. In this respect, he should be excluded from the selection. This is what the militant political formation for the defense of animals demands.

The reactions have multiplied since the broadcast of the shocking video showing Kurt Zouma hitting one of his cats. Requests for exemplary sanctions as well. This is precisely the wish expressed by the Animalist Partythrough its spokesperson who intervened yesterday, Tuesday 8 February, on BFMTV / RMC Sport.

Sanctions in the French team requested

Summoned 11 times to the French national team, Kurt Zouma could well see his selection counter blocked at this level. This is, in any case, what Muriel Fusi urges national coach Didier Deschamps and the French Football Federation to do.


For the representative of Animalist Partythe international footballer’s apology is only ” not up to the images we have seen “. She says wait a real response from the public authorities “and that the person concerned can no longer wear” the jersey of the French team because it symbolizes France and its values. Values ​​that exclude animal abuse, she continues.

Whistled by his own supporters

Last night and despite the controversy, Kurt Zuma was lined up from the start by his coach david moyes during the match between his team of West Ham United to the one of watford. The 27-year-old defender was playing at home, but he was not at all spared by his supporters. The latter, like those of the opponents, booed and whistled him copiously each time he touched the ball, again according to BFMTV / RMC Sport.

During this meeting, the former member of theAS Saint Etienne and of chelsea was mocked by fans of watford when he fell after being hit. ” That’s how your cat feels (that’s how your cat feels), the yellow and black supporters sang to him at the time.

After the Brigitte Bardot Foundation, the SPA in turn files a complaint

The Brigitte Bardot Foundation reacted quickly yesterday by announcing that she was filing a complaint against Kurt Zuma. The SPA did the same, as stated by its president on BFM TV.

The Society for the Protection of Animals, which I chair, filed a complaint yesterday afternoon “, actually indicated Jacques-Charles Fombonnebefore recalling that the actions of the footballer of West Ham constitute an offence, committed in the presence of a minor moreover. As such, Kurt Zoumafaces 4 years in prison and a fine of 60,000 euros if he were to be sentenced in France, adds Mr. Fombonne.


He also wanted to underline the duty of exemplarity to which the player is bound, because of his status (professional and international sportsman): ” When you are an athlete, you must respect the values ​​of sport […]. We must be irreproachable, because we are a model “. Like the spokesperson for Animal Partythe president of the SPA call her French Football Federation to sanction Kurt Zoumabut also to the latter’s sponsors to withdraw from the partnerships that bind them to him.

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Finally, the author of the video, who is the brother of Kurt Zoumaapologized, reports Here is. Yoan Zoumawho plays Dagenham & Redbridge FC in 5and English division, apologized ” wholeheartedly, not only for my actions, but also for the upheaval and distress it causes so many “, can we read in a press release published by his club.


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