PARIS, October 14 (Hfrance.fr) - French President Emmanuel Macron scored a penalty when he won 't 'is featured on Thursday for a celebrity squad at a charity match.
Macron, playing in midfield and wearing the number 3 on the back, was handed the ball and asked to take the kick anear that an opposing player knocked down one of Macron 's teammates in the penalty area.
Macron, who is 43, shot his shot low and in the middle of the goal, catching the goalkeeper who had already started to dive to his right. The goalkeeper managed to put a leg to the ball, but couldn't keep it out of the net.
Goal from Macron, who is intervened after about 10 minutes of play in the first half, brought the score level to 1-1.
Macron's teammates included Arsène Wenger, former manager of the English team of Arsenal, and former French professional players Marcel Desailly and Christian Karembeu.
The game, in the city of Poissy, near Paris, is to raise funds for the Fondation des Hôpitaux de Paris et de France. Macron was confronted with a team made up of staff from the hospital ofPoissy / Saint-Germain-en-Laye. Report by Christian Lowe; edited by Richard Lough
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