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Marcus Thuram
Gender Male
Ethnic French
Job French Footballer
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Affiliation

Org xxxx National Team
Club as Player Borussia Monchengladbach
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Relationship

Father Lilian Thuram
Brother Khephren Thuram
Coach xxxx

2017 10 04 Retrieve

[Marcus has long promised to grace the professional ranks, having joined the youth academy of the Stade Bonal outfit at 15 on the advice of his learned father] Sochaux is quite far from everything, there’s not much media coverage, it’s a bit of a protective cocoon. It was my dad who told me to run away from the bling-bling!. […] No, no, papa was on his knees. I wanted to imitate someone else, he’s called OhMonDieuSialva. He’s a comedian on social media.

2017 10 04b Retrieve

[Thuram is aware that he needs to improve in his new role] When you’re a centre-forward, you have to play more with your elbows and fight. It’s an aspect of my game in which I’m trying to make progress. There are a lot of little details that I still have to perfect to reach a very high level, and that’s lucky, because if I was the finished article at 20, I’d ask myself questions

2018 09 25 Retrieve

[Marcus Thuram is happy to be moving slowly through the gears , with the bright lights surrounding Kluivert and Weah having largely been avoided up until this point] It was my dad who told me to run away from the bling-bling!

[Thuram feels perfectly at home in his current company, with every obstacle put in front of him having been cleared by a considerable stride] If I go into a stadium where people don’t like me, it makes me want to do more. When the fans insult me, it excites me. Given my name, it’s normal I’m a target. I wear it proudly and I don’t feel pressure because of it.

[Back when he was a starry-eyed youngster following his father to training at Barcelona, Thuram inherited a pair of boots from a rather special someone] I was carefree at the time, probably about 10, and Messi was 20. His boots were too small for me, so I gave them to a friend. He must have them!

2020 06 03 Retrieve

[Sancho, Hakimi, McKennie & Marcus Thuram avoid punishment from DFB for George Floyd tributes amid US protests] The DFB Control Committee will not initiate proceedings against Hakimi, Sancho, McKennie & Thuram. The committee also intends to maintain this line in new anti-racism campaigns to mark the death of George Floyd on the coming match days

2020 06 05 Retrieve

They’re all good friends of mine [his fellow Francophones: Plea, Bensebaini, Doucoure and Ibrahima Traore] and we’re glad to have one another. I really missed them during these last weeks with no team training. Borussia has now become a home for me. I rate my time here so far based on the success of the team. It’s been good, but we can do even better still

Alassane is a bit older than me and has more experience. We’re always having a laugh, we’re both jokers, and we get along really well on the pitch. What’s great is that we have a very similar way of thinking when it comes to football