Speaking in an interview with France Football, Lyon attacker Memphis Depay discussed why he feels misunderstood as a character by the wider public.
“All the time! Everyday… But that part of me there, that’s also my personality. It is tied to what I show people, to how I communicate. I am born like that. I want to feel good in my skin, I am doing what makes me happy. It is not super difficult to understand me if you know where I have come from in life. Without that, the questions are easy. Why is he doing this? Why is he doing that? I am not going to change for anything. I will always be the guy that I am, so, certainly, I will always be a bit misunderstood. Some ask why I do music, why it seems like I am annoyed, why I react like that. Honestly, it is something that I accept…”