Double Contact – Rim’K: "In Algeria, Zidane is more popular than the president"

RMC Sport has its “culture-sport” section called “Double Contact”. Throughout the year, we offer you intimate and quirky interviews with artists who make the news. After the release of his “DNA project, we met Rim’K. The uncle of 94 talks to us about his habits at Auteuil, his admiration for Marco Verratti and his friendship with Zizou.

Long avenues totally deserted. People cloistered in their homes and a reinforced security service. Part of Algiers was sealed off on this winter 2010 day. The shadow of Zizou hangs over the capital. Passing through his country of origin, the idol in crampons is escorted like a head of state upon his arrival in Algeria. The former No. 10 of the Blues is at the head of a delegation from France 1998 who came to participate in a friendly tournament against local players. Rim’K is there. Installed between Didier Deschamps and Laurent Blanc, the rapper from Vitry-sur-Seine joined the expedition. A childhood dream for the one who befriended Zinedine Zidane. The two men share the same Kabyle origins. The natural connection has never broken since they first met. Hence this trip to the village like no other. This is what the historic member of 113 tells us when we meet him for the release of his “DNA” project (available since February).

He rooms with SCH during PSG-OM

In love with PSG, the punchliner from rue Camille Groult also tells us about his habits at Virage Auteuil, where he regularly joins some of his ultras friends. A platform that he frequented a lot at the time of the old Parc des Princes. Before the arrival of the Qatari owners. But his heart has remained red and blue despite the evolution of the club in the capital. With a preference for the vista of Marco Verratti and the desire to see Kylian Mbappé become the local Steven Gerrard. To make history at home. And allow the uncle of 94 to continue to house his Marseille friends. Starting with SCH, which often has the right to its little text on the evenings of PSG-OM …

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