THE FRENCH KINGS

The country of France has produced some generational talents throughout its footballing history. When one king became too old there were other French rulers ready to pounce on his position and get silverware for Les Bleus.  The 1998 and 2018 […]

FRANCE’S ALL-ROUND PACKAGE

In 2009, Florentino Perez went ahead and did a madness in the transfer window. The debacle in the previous season and Perez’s subsequent re-election saw not only the arrival of superstars such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, Xabi Alonso but also […]

LE ROI MASTERCLASS

Michel Platini’s legacy has been tainted by his unscrupulous activities post retirement. But to any football fan around the world who had the opportunity to see him play the name still evokes joy. Specially to Les Bleus fans who owe […]

LILLE ON THE CUSP

Lille travels to the Stade Raymond Kopa to face Angers in the last game of the league season. They will have the chance to secure the league title with a win on Sunday. Lille sits a point ahead of Paris […]

Benzema’s Second Coming

Real Madrid’s French forward Karim Benzema is reportedly set to make a sensational return to the France national team set-up, according to multiple sources ahead of Didier Deschamps’ squad announcement later today.   Karim Benzema was suspended from France squad […]

Who gets the Last Laugh?

With each passing day we are getting closer to a scintillating summer of football. The main event is Euro 2020 where 24 of the best teams from across the continent will face off for glory. The current holders of the […]

MAGYARS RELOADED

The European Championships of 1964, or the European Nations’ Cup as it was known back then, saw the debut of Hungary- a footballing nation the world around was familiar with. The “Magnificent Magyars” team of the 1950s with Ferenc Puskas […]

BOLT!!!

How do you stop talking about this kid!!! At just twenty-two years of age, this French phenomenon is considered one of the best players in the world. And absolutely no, he is not overrated or hyped up. This is the […]

THE MARATHON RUNNER

N’Golo Kante, the 5-foot 6-inch midfielder, took the Premier League by storm when he joined Leicester City in 2015. He led the Premier League in both interceptions and tackles that year to help the Foxes lay their hands on the […]

THRILLER ON OPENING NIGHT

Almost a century ago, French Football Federation’s general secretary Henri Delaunay pitched the idea of a European continental championship to FIFA, but to no avail. Several years later when he assumed the position of the first ever general secretary of […]

WHERE? WHEN? HOW?

The European Football Championship has been taking place every four years since it was launched in 1960. The 2020 tournament, however, did not take place due to the disruption linked to the novel coronavirus. The tournament, which was due to […]

The Fortress

Football is full of tales about the Ronaldinho flicks, the Neymar skills, the Messi dribbles and the Ronaldo goals that it often forgets about the men that do the dirty work. Football and all its beauty would not be present […]

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