Algeria coach Georges Leekens has named three France based players in his final 23 man squad for CAN 2017. The trio are Rachid Ghezzal (Lyon), Ramy Bensebaini (Rennes) and Mehdi Abeid (Dijon)
France, Italy and England each have three players in the Algerian squad.
Antoine Griezmann was the highest ranked French player at the 2016 Ballon D’Or awards, with the Atleti striker finishing third with 198 votes behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Griezmann was one of four French players nominated for the 2016 Ballon D’Or, along with Hugo Lloris, Dimitri Payet and Paul Pogba Continue reading
In an emotional game coming a year after the Paris attacks, France beat Sweden 2-1 thanks to goals from Paul Pogba and Dimitri Payet. Emil Forsberg scored the opener for the Swedes Continue reading
Four France players have been nominated for the prestigious Ballon D’Or award by France Football. They are Paul Pogba, Antoine Griezmann, Hugo Lloris and Dimitri Payet, all of whom were part of Les Bleus’ Euro 2016 campaign earlier this summer.
Paul Pogba’s first goal from outside the box for France seals victory for Les Bleus in this crucial World Cup 2018 qualifier in Amsterdam Continue reading
France follow up their goalless stalemate in Belarus last month with a 4-1 win over Bulgaria in this World Cup qualifier Continue reading