French Soccer Coach Says Drone Spied On His Team During Practice

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(Dave Winter/AP)

(Dave Winter/AP)

According to French World Cup coach Didier Deschamps, a drone spied on his team during a training session in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

Deschamps, who didn't point any fingers, said FIFA will be investigating the bizarre claim:

“Apparently drones are used more and more,” said Deschamps, who intimated that he had not been doing anything particularly secretive at the time. “It’s not up to me. FIFA handles this and has been carrying out an inquiry; we don’t want any intrusion into our privacy. It’s very hard to fight this these days.”

If foul play is uncovered, the incident will mark the first drone-related sports crime in history.


The Guardian