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French World Cup winner Frank Leboeuf explains why France doesn’t really care about its national team’s group-stage exit in the UEFA Nations League. Only one outfield player has completed every single minute of Manchester City’s outstanding start to the Premier League and Champions League this season, yet bizarrely, he is still yet to earn a
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Kylian Mbappe was forced to exit France’s friendly against Uruguay following an awkward fall during the first half. Neymar and Kylian Mbappe could be injury doubts for Paris Saint-Germain ahead of their crucial Champions League meeting with Liverpool next week after both players were substituted while playing for their countries on Tuesday night.  Neymar was
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France striker Olivier Giroud believes that it is “impossible to be openly homosexual in football” and that the idea that the sport is a long way from accepting openly gay players is an “understatement.” Speaking with Le Figaro in French, the 32-year-old recalled the “emotional” time when former Germany international Thomas Hitzlsperger came out back in
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Giroud’s voice can be heard in the French-dubbed version of upcoming animation ‘Spider-Man: New Generation’. In a somewhat unlikely turn of events, World Cup winners Olivier Giroud and Presnel Kimpembe have made their acting debuts. The two France internationals have provided voices for fairly major characters in a new Spider-Man animation that is set to
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ESPN FC’s Alejandro Moreno assesses the latest transfer rumours around Anthony Martial, Eric Bailly, Jadon Sancho and many more. Manchester United forward Anthony Martial has been recalled by France coach Didier Deschamps, after scoring five goals in his last four Premier League appearances. Martial, 22, has not featured for France regularly since the European Championship
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Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann said it would be an easy choice between watching a football match or an NBA game “I’d choose an NBA game, no doubt about it,” Griezmann said, smiling.  In an exclusive interview interview with ESPN FC, the France international and World Cup winner explained his passion for pro basketball and
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Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann reflects on how he handled his decision to stay at Atleti and reveals his personal aspirations for club and country. Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann looks ahead to Sunday’s El Clásico and talks about his side’s ambitions for the season. Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann told ESPN FC that he
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Adrien Rabiot of France looks on during the International friendly match between Germany and France in November 2017. Adrien Rabiot is due to meet the French Football Federation president but his international exile after missing the World Cup may continue for some time yet, the FFF boss has said.  France coach Didier Deschamps described Rabiot’s
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On the back of Antoine Griezmann’s comments expressing disdain for his exclusion from FIFA’s Best World Player award final three, the FC boys debate if Kylian Mbappe has a better argument than his compatriot. ESPN FC’s Shaka Hislop wonders if Antoine Griezmann’s recent trophy success is enough to catapult him into the Ballon d’Or discussion.
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