New French president Francois Hollande is an Arsenal fan

Recently inaugurated at the Elysee, new French president Francois Hollande spent the last 4 years as the President of the General Council of Corrèze, a French department which counts Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny as a native.

Francois Hollande meeting Laurent Koscielny

It was at a local football club in Corrèze that Koscielny and Hollande met with locals last year, the defender presenting Hollande with a Koscielny Arsenal jersey of his very own, before both men answered questions from the locals.

Laurent Koscielny was bought from French Ligue 2 side Tours FC in 2010 and has adapted quickly to life as a Gunner and is now capped fro the French national side.
Born in Tulle, Koscielny played for local sides Brive, Tulle Corrèze and Limoges before turning professional and moving to Guingamp.

French president Hollande and Koscielny


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