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France consider banning Nasri for two years as they get tough with angry midfielder
Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2012 by Dailymail

France star Samir Nasri could be banned from international football for two years following his attack on a journalist at Euro 2012.

Midfielder Nasri was involved in a row with a French reporter after his team were knocked out in the quarter-finals 2-0 by Spain.

Nasri, who came in as a second-half substitute, went through the mixed zone without a word for text reporters after the match.

France consider banning Nasri for two years as they get tough with angry midfielder
Case to answer: Midfielder Samir Nasri is in trouble with French football bosses

Asked by a reporter for a quote, he answered: 'You are looking for s***, you are looking for trouble.'

The reporter replied: 'Get lost.'

Nasri then turned back and said 'f*** you' followed by a stream of further abuse, inviting the reporter to have a conversation with him man-to-man.

French football chiefs, according to L'Equipe, are considering the hefty punishment for Nasri's latest outburst.

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