The French team is being recognized as one of the most multicultural teams in the competition – 15 out of the 23 players in the national squad can trace their heritage back to Africa, mainly from French colonies.

France has not been known for a very inclusive atmosphere for Blacks and Muslims in the country especially of African descent.

The win quickly turned into a political statement on social media and was a call out for the French people wake up.

Check out this Tweet below that started it all.