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The latest news from Francia

Ligue 1

Mbappe at 20: the striker's incredible rise

Kylian Mbappe was a virtual unknown two years ago but he has plotted a stunning path from the Monaco bench to stardom and World Cup glory.

UEFA Nations League

Laporte: Deschamps must have personal reasons for France snub

Aymeric Laporte is impressing in Manchester City's defence, but is yet to make his debut for world champions France.

'Deschamps has a problem with me, that's why I'm not playing for France'

Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte says his lack of action for France has nothing to do with him, insisting that 'Les Bleus' boss Didier Deschamps has a personal issue with him.

Premier League

Pogba only United player on UEFA XI of the Year shortlist

Other Old Trafford stars like Anthony Martial, Romelu Lukaku and David de Gea miss out on nominations, as United sit rock bottom of the leader board, with only 1 player shortlisted for the team of the year.

UEFA Nations League

France announce profit for fifth straight year

The French Football Federation (FFF) announced on Saturday a fifth successive year of profit with their accounts up by 821,000 euros ($935,000) for the season 2017-2018.

Ligue 1

Pelé sees himself reflected in French star Kylian Mbappé

In a lengthy interview with media outlet 'A Folha', the Brazilian gave serious thought as to who he considers to be the heir to his legacy. In addition, he admitted that the gaul shown by Kylian Mbappé reminds him of his younger self.

La Liga

'I'm here to respect my team-mates and fellow candidates'

Antoine Griezmann was made to do with third place in the battle for the 2018 Ballon d'Or and whilst he was left furious by that decision, he also took the opportunity to take a swipe at those who were nominated but opted not to attend Monday night's awards gala in Paris.

World Cup

Mbappé wins inaugural Kopa Trophy

Kylian Mbappé has won the inaugural Kopa Trophy, an award presented to the best performing player under the age of 21 by 'France Football'.

International Friendly

Koulibaly stands by Senegal choice

Had he stuck with France rather than switch to Senegal, Kalidou Koulibaly could have become a World Cup winner. He has no regrets, though.

French police flag up baby named 'Griezmann Mbappe'

French authorities are seeking to ban a couple of apparently football-obsessed parents from naming their baby "Griezmann Mbappe" after two of the national team's heroes.

UEFA Nations League

Deschamps brilliant response to Kante's late arrival for French duty

N'Golo Kante avoided punishment for arriving late for international duty, as the French coach Didier Deschamps took a light hearted approach to the midfielder's public transport troubles.

World Cup

Ginola: 'Life offered me a second chance'

Former french footballer David Ginola has admitted that he wonders 'every day' why he managed to survive a cardiac arrest two years ago.

World Cup

14 possible stars of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Many people question whether Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi will manage to play at the Qatar World Cup in 2022; their ages casting doubt over any possible appearance. Yet, the void left by the kings of the last decade, has left room for many talented young players, who have four years before arriving to stake their own claim for the starring role.

International Friendly

'I'm not obsessed with the Ballon d'Or'

While Antoine Griezmann wants the Ballon d'Or, the France star said it was not a focus.

International Friendly

Deschamps praises Griezmann for Giroud gesture

Antoine Griezmann's decision to let Olivier Giroud take France's penalty earned praise from coach Didier Deschamps.

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