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Mbappe not part of France Squad for Paris Olympics

Kylian Mbappé was left out of France’s provisional squad for the Paris Olympics on Monday, though coach Thierry Henry said the list “can evolve.” The World Cup winner, who is widely expected to join Real Madrid after leaving Paris Saint-Germain…

Euro 2024: France included Diaby in squad for warmups against Chile, Germany

France recalled Aston Villa forward Moussa Diaby for European Championship warmups against Germany and Chile. Diaby last played for the national team in Ireland in a Euro 2024 qualifier in March last year. He was selected ahead of emerging Paris…

Australia beat France in penalties to reach FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 semi-finals

Co-hosts Australia beat France 7-6 in a thrilling penalty shoot-out to reach the semi-finals of the Women’s World Cup for the first time in their history on a night of drama in Brisbane on Saturday. Australia now go to Sydney…

Mbappe shines in his first match as France captain as Netherlands crushed

Kylian Mbappe marked his first game as France captain on Friday with two goals and an assist as the World Cup finalists romped to a 4-0 win against a depleted Netherlands side in a Euro 2024 qualifier in Paris. Mbappe…

Didier Deschamps to coach France until FIFA 2026 World Cup

Didier Deschamps said on Saturday he will remain France coach until the 2026 World Cup after leading the team to the final of the last two editions. Deschamps’ contract expired after the World Cup in Qatar where reigning champions France…

Messi’s Dream come true in Qatar as Argentina win World Cup title beating France on penalties

Argentina defeated France 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out to win the World Cup for the third time on Sunday. Argentina captain Lionel Messi scored twice and France striker Kylian Mbappe hit a hat-trick as a thrilling World Cup final finished…

Messi’s Argentina win World Cup despite hat-trick from Kylian Mbappe

Lionel Messi’s once-in-a-generation career is complete. The Argentina superstar is finally a World Cup champion. Messi scored two goals and then another in a shootout as Argentina beat France 4-2 on penalties Sunday to claim a third World Cup title…

France knockout Morocco as they play successive World Cup final against Argentina

France ended Morocco’s World Cup dream as goals from Theo Hernandez and Randal Kolo Muani gave the holders a 2-0 win in their semi-final clash to set up a showdown on Sunday with Lionel Messi’s Argentina. It appeared that France…

Giroud guide France into 2022 world cup semifinal as England misses penalty

Olivier Giroud scored the winner while Harry Kane missed a late chance to equalise with a penalty as holders France beat England 2-1 in a tense World Cup quarter-final on Saturday. Aurelien Tchouameni had swept France into a first-half lead…

Mbappe shines as France storm into FIFA World Cup 2022 Quarter-final

Defending champions France eased to a comfortable 3-1 win over Poland to make it to the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup. On Sunday at the Al Thumama Stadium, a brace from Kylian Mbappe and a record-breaking goal from Olivier…