More than a month after his amputation of his right leg, Matthieu Lartot is already much better and will undoubtedly be commenting on the matches of the XV of France during the 2023 World Cup.
After several complicated weeks, which he faced with courage, Matthieu Lartot is smiling again. A little over a month after his amputation of his right leg, which became necessary following a relapse of his knee cancer, the journalist from France Télévisions posted this weekend on his Instagram account a video of him taking his first steps with his prosthesis. And morale is obviously good, which he confirms in an interview with the Parisian.
News from Matthieu Lartot who is now learning to walk with his prosthesis after his amputation. pic.twitter.com/DmkRe8FfE6
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“I’m fine, I’m finehe says. I come out of a long tunnel, and there I see the light. » Since he has been accompanied in a specialized rehabilitation center, the one who comments on the matches of the XV of France on France 2 makes a lot of effort to walk again, and the progress he is making is really encouraging. “My health results have been very good for a few weeks, the news has turned into good news”he welcomes.
His presence at the World Cup almost done”
To the point that he is now considering the next deadlines, and in particular the 2023 World Cup which will be organized in France (from September 8 to October 28), with enthusiasm. A priori, the rugby specialist will be on the air on public service channels to cover the competition. “It is even almost actedhe announces in the columns of the daily. There are things to settle at the level of occupational medicine, but I will be present. »
“Already, I will be there, and standing, at the opening match of the XV of France against New Zealand, then commenting on matches, of which France Télévisions holds the rightshe continues. It was thought that I could not walk at that time, but my perimeter is increasing day by day. We will see where it will be, but I will go to the stadium walking or with crutches, or in a wheelchair. » To witness, hopefully, a victory for the Blues against the All Blacks.