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World Cup qualifiers: Paul Pogba fires France to 1-0 win over Netherlands; Belgium, Portugal run riot

World Cup qualifiers: Paul Pogba fires France to 1-0 win over Netherlands; Belgium, Portugal run riot

France are equal on seven points at the top of Group A with Sweden, who beat Bulgaria 3-0 at home in Solna. The two countries will play on November 11 at the Stade de France.

Oct 11, 2016, 10:00 AM IST
FIFA Ballon d'Or no more! France football and FIFA decide to part ways

FIFA Ballon d'Or no more! France football and FIFA decide to part ways

The first Ballon d'Or was won by Stanley Matthews, at the time with Blackpool.

Sep 16, 2016, 19:11 PM IST
Euro 2016: In Karim Benzema's absence, France find new hero in Antoine Griezmann

Euro 2016: In Karim Benzema's absence, France find new hero in Antoine Griezmann

After France soaked up a heavy spell of German pressure, the hosts got the breakthrough in first-half injury time when Schweinsteiger handled.

Jul 08, 2016, 15:18 PM IST
WATCH: FANTASTIC! Two goals by Olivier Giroud vs Iceland which helped France reach first Euro semi-final since 2000

WATCH: FANTASTIC! Two goals by Olivier Giroud vs Iceland which helped France reach first Euro semi-final since 2000

After France took a 4-1 lead, Giroud showed his class once again when he netted one of the crosses for a goal with a brilliant header.

 

Jul 04, 2016, 06:55 AM IST
Euro 2016, quarter-final: France end Iceland's fairytale run with 5-2 win, to take on Germany in semis

Euro 2016, quarter-final: France end Iceland's fairytale run with 5-2 win, to take on Germany in semis

Olivier Giroud was the hero of the match for France as he scored two goals.

Jul 04, 2016, 02:27 AM IST