Samir Nasri's girlfriend hit out at France coach Didier Deschamps in a foul-mouthed Twitter tirade after the Manchester City midfielder was left out of the 30-man provisional World Cup squad.
British model Anara Atanes made clear her displeasure at Deschamps' decision to leave Nasri at home despite his achievements at club level this season.
Atanes tweeted: "F*** France and f*** Deschamps. What a s*** manager."
She followed it up minutes later by tweeting: "In case you didn't read my tweet properly.... I'll repeat myself...f*** FRANCE!!!!! And f*** Deschamps!
"Let's just get this straight. I'm not mad I get my boyfriend for two months. I just think there's a level of respect to be had #shouldhavebeenspanish."
Nasri himself later tweeted in response: "@_Anara_ love you dont get upset life sometimes is unfair but you have to accept it and deal with it."
The outburst is unlikely to endear Nasri to les Bleus' supporters who have recently re-connected with the France side after the disquiet which followed the squad going on strike during their shambolic 2010 World Cup campaign.
Nasri was not involved in the bust up in Knysna, South Africa but was reported to have been a disruptive influence as France nosedived out of Euro 2012 remarkably tamely against Spain, after he launched a scathing attack against reporters during the tournament.
The former Arsenal man has cut a happier figure at club level and, on Sunday, capped a fine season for Manuel Pellegrini's men with the opening goal in the 2-0 Premier League title-clinching victory over West Ham.
He was, however, widely expected to be left out of the party for Brazil this summer, with Deschamps confirming the decision in his provisional squad for the tournament on Tuesday evening.