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Claude can you introduce yourself a bit who are you, where do you come from, what do you do in life?
Hello Guys my name is Claude Bilal Dielna, Im French professional Soccer player. I have been playing football for 18 years and played more than 300 games at high professional level all over the world, France, England, Greece, USA.
Tell us about your career of french foutballer? Is it cool to be a french soccer player now?
Im blessed to be a soccer player, as you know is a dream for all the kids, everyone wants to be a professional soccer player but unfortunately not everyone can make it. So many good players in this game, I’m glad to be one of them and to have the possibility to inspire young talents.
Do you have relations with the French team?
Yes of course I know many players in the national French team but my best friend is Steven Nzonzi who played and won the last World Cup with France.
You spend a lot of time in Miami? What do you like here?
Yes ive been in Miami for more than 17 years now, back and forth between Europe and USA but really based in Miami now since 4 years. I love the lifestyle and the energy in Miami, the wheater is amazing. The mindset about the business is very attractive that’s why I like to be here. Everyday you can make so many connections with people who can change your mind or add some ideas in your projects.
You apparently love fashion, tell us about this passion, where does it come from. What are your favorite designers and your style influencer?
Of course I love fashion, I think this come from Paris lol, i always love fashion. Your dressing sense reflects your personality, character, mood, style and what actually you are as an individual. Fashion isn’t about the price, it’s about taste and freedom clothing. My favorite designers are Casablanca, Rick owens, Balenciaga, with the oversized looks but I also like the classic clothing ( Suits , nice pants ). So many designers are also good but not specifically famous.
Would you like to play a role in fashion? Model? Designer?
I am playing a role in fashion already. I am often asked on my opinion on style but I would definitely love to work as a designer.
How was the shoot today wit our team at REGIA?
The shoot today with REGIA was amazing, nice vibes and good energy. I would like to thanks all the team for the opportunity to be part of this amazing magazine and to have to possibility to work with basilio who made a great job.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Where I see myself in 5 years? I see myself working in my business company BDS management who represents athletes (Sports consultancy, fashion, marketing, worldwide conciergery services). My company is based in Miami so I hope I will be able to achieve my goals with humility and dedication.