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The Inside Story – How France won the 2018 World Cup – the highs & the lows

In an excellent piece with details exclusively obtained by L’Équipe, take a...

Adil Rami sheds light on the fire extinguisher fight

Speaking to TF1 last night, member of France’s World Cup winning squad Adil Rami discussed the now infamous fire extinguisher fight that Les Bleus engaged in on the night of their Round of 16 victory over Argentina. “The story about the extinguisher … Read more »

The wounded French soldier who celebrated in Les Bleus’ dressing room on Sunday

The long-awaited second star on France’s jersey has finally been earned and bestowed. The World Cup honour has left the nation in a state of unadulterated joy, with the French people in euphoria but most importantly united. Just like the … Read more »

N’Golo Kanté played the World Cup final with a stomach bug

Le Parisien report today that France midfielder N’Golo Kanté played yesterday’s World Cup final with a stomach bug, which explains his dip in performance levels in the showpiece event.  

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Newly crowned world champions France had no small amount of luck...

Adil Rami announces his international retirement

French central defender Adil Rami announced his retirement from the national team in an interview with TF1 earlier this evening. On his lucky moustache: “Antoine Griezmann touched it before the game, and even the manager did to bring luck. It is now … Read more »