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At times I wanted them to lose – Koscielny admits difficulty rooting for France in World Cup

The Arsenal centre-back has confirmed his international retirement and detailed the difficulty in dealing with sitting out Les Bleus triumph France defender Laurent Koscielny says that his country’s World Cup triumph did him greater psychological damage than the Achilles injury that ruled him out of the tournament, and admitted part of him was rooting against…

Mbappe ignoring Ballon d’Or talk after star France turn

After being nominated for the prestigious prize, the PSG star is not getting carried away when thinking about his chances Kylian Mbappe insists he is ignoring any talk about his chances of winning the Ballon d’Or after inspiring France’s comeback in Thursday’s 2-2 draw with Iceland . France appeared to be heading for a deserved 2-0 defeat…

Benzema calls on French football chiefs to leave him alone after ‘finished’ jibe

The Real Madrid striker has responded to a suggestion from FFF president Noel Le Graet that there is no way back for him within the France set-up Karim Benzema has implored Noel Le Graet to “leave me alone”, after the French Football Federation president suggested there is no way back for the striker with Les Bleus.…

Zidane has shown no will to coach France, insists FFF president

Leaving Real Madrid was said to be a precursor to becoming manager of his country, but the former France midfielder has shown no desire for the job Zinedine Zidane has shown no desire to coach France’s national team after leaving Real Madrid, according to French Football Federation (FFF) president Noel Le Graet. Zidane quit his…