Les Bleus

Olivier Giroud: “I am going to fight and for the moment, there is no need to think about leaving.”

Speaking to Téléfoot this morning, Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud discussed his competition for places at the London club. “I came back late from the World Cup. Morata played. In the national team in September, with this goal against the Netherlands, that did … Read more »

Antoine Griezmann: “We had a lot of important players missing & you could see that.”

Speaking to reporters following France’s 2-0 loss to the Netherlands, Antoine Griezmann unintentionally fired shots at some team-mates. “People who don’t have desire for the French national team, they don’t come. I don’t think it was that. It was not … Read more »

Olivier Giroud: “We have no excuses.”

Speaking to the mixed zone following France’s 2-0 loss to the Netherlands last night, Olivier Giroud accepted that his side’s performance was inexcusable. “We knew the quality that the Netherlands had, even more after their recent victory over Germany. We … Read more »

PLAYER RATINGS | The Netherlands 2-0 France – how the French fared

We run the rule on how the French fared last night...

Olivier Giroud on religion: “I leave all my big decisions up to Christ.”

Speaking in an interview with Le Figaro, French international forward and Chelsea footballer Olivier Giroud touched upon his relationship with religion. “I prayed a lot in the summer of 2017 over my career decision (when he decided to stay at Arsenal … Read more »

Olivier Giroud speaks out on homosexuality in football: “I realised it is impossible for homosexuals to come out.”

Speaking in an interview with Le Figaro, French international forward Olivier Giroud discussed homosexuality in football. “When I saw the German Thomas Hitzlsperger coming out in 2014, it was a highly emotive moment. That was when I said to myself it … Read more »