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Vieira - Domenech lacks class
Published : 13 May 2010 14:59:00Rss feed
Patrick Vieira has hit out at France boss Raymond Domenech, accusing him of lacking class in his handling of the former skipper's omission from his World Cup squad.
The 33-year-old, who moved to Manchester City from Inter Milan in the winter in part to prove he was worth a place on the plane to South Africa, only discovered he was not in the 30-man preliminary group by watching the announcement on television.
Vieira told Canal+: "Learning the decision like that - this lack of tact, the lack of class - it annoys me. Some coaches know how to do it, others do not."
He added: "I expected more candour, more contact - then I would have accepted it much more easily.
"I respect the choice. There are other players who can help, I do not doubt that."
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