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FLASHBACK: Zidane Delivers Headbutt Heard 'Round The World Cup

AP | PAN PYLAS and ANNE-MARIE BELGRAVE | Posted 09.08.2014 | Sports

On July 9 in World Cup history: Zinedine Zidane loses his cool as Italy beats France to win 2006 final in Berlin. Zidane, who led Franc...

Germany Sends France Out Of World Cup

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.04.2014 | Sports

The first spot in the semifinals at the 2014 World Cup was sealed by the team that has become a regular in the final foursome: Germany Germany def...

France Seal Spot In Quarterfinals

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports

There will be no World Cup blues for Les Bleus this time around. Four years removed from a controversial flameout in South Africa, France sealed a spo...

France, Switzerland Moving On

Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Switzerland needed a win and then some help from France. It got both to join Les Bleus in the Round of 16 at the 2014 World Cup. France secured th...

HIGHLIGHTS: France Piles Up Goals

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.20.2014 | Sports

Only the referee's whistle could halt Les Bleus. France routed Switzerland 5-2 at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador on Friday to take control of Group...

France Takes First Step Toward World Cup Redemption

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.15.2014 | Sports

France has taken a first step exorcising its demons from the 2010 World Cup. Four years after an ignominious early exit in South Africa, France starte...

World Cup Preview: Group E Players to Watch

Eight by Eight | Posted 08.02.2014 | Sports
Eight by Eight

He was once compared to Brazilian striker Adriano, and fans will be hoping that his similar traits -- great strength and a rocket of a shot -- can blast Ecuador out of one of the easier groups in the tournament. They face France, Switzerland, and Honduras.

MELTDOWN: Entire French World Cup Team Suspended

AP | JEROME PUGMIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS — France coach Laurent Blanc will drop all 23 World Cup players for his first match next month as collective punishment for the team's emb...

France World Cup Controversy Continues

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS — Nicolas Anelka said Thursday all his teammates decided to go on strike at the World Cup after he was sent home from South Africa for ver...

National Embarrassment: Leader 'Ashamed' Of France World Cup Team

AP | JEAN-LUC COURTHIAL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS — Outgoing French Football Federation president Jean-Pierre Escalettes said Friday he is ashamed of France's World Cup fiasco and accepted...

French World Cup Coach BLASTS 'Stupidity' Of His Players

AP | JEROME PUGMIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa — France coach Raymond Domenech said his players acted like imbeciles by protesting Nicolas Anelka's expulsion from t...

French Soccer Legend Zinedine Zidane: France World Cup Performance 'Sad'

AP | PAUL LOGOTHETIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Zinedine Zidane is disappointed by France's on-field performances at the World Cup and doesn't agree with the team's actions off ...

MELTDOWN: French Soccer Director Quits In Disgust

AP | JEROME PUGMIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

KNYSNA, South Africa — A draw, a loss, a tantrum and now chaos for Les Bleus. France's World Cup team refused to train Sunday in protest of str...

French Striker SENT HOME After Trashing Coach

AP | JEROME PUGMIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

KNYSNA, South Africa — French star Nicolas Anelka has been thrown off his nation's World Cup team after getting into a heated exchange with coac...

France World Cup Team Called 'Pathetic' & 'Catastrophe'

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS — "Catastrophe!" says one French commentator. "Pathetic!" says the front-page headline on France's most read tabloid....

French Soccer Legend Zinedine Zidane SLAMS France World Cup Team

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

KNYSNA, South Africa — Former France captain Zinedine Zidane says Raymond Domenech "is not a coach" and that "there is no teamwork" among the Fr...

French World Cup Goalkeeper Slams 'Totally Stupid' Team

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS — France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris criticized the squad for being "totally stupid" for going on strike during a World Cup training session, a...

French Parliament Demanding Answers About World Cup Loss

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS — French legislators huddled behind closed doors to investigate an issue of national importance – not terrorism or recession, but th...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Mets star centerfielder Carlos Beltran, who hasn't played all season after knee surgery, will play in his first Class A rehab game tomorrow in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

WATCH: French Coach REFUSES To Shake Opponent's Hand

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

French coach Raymond Domenech had anything but a pleasant World Cup. He was criticized by soccer legend Zinedine Zidane early on. He argued with his s...

South Africa Eliminates French Train Wreck At World Cup

AP/Huffington Post | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa — Strutting into the stadium dancing and singing, Bafana Bafana turned its final game at the World Cup into a rollick...

France, South Africa Could Play Final Match Tuesday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

France and South Africa meet in a World Cup showdown Tuesday at 10:00 AM ET. Both countries have struggled in the tournament, and France has neared a ...

WATCH: Mexico Takes Down France With Pair Of Goals

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(AP) POLOKWANE, South Africa — Substitutes Javier Hernandez and Cuauhtemoc Blanco each scored in Mexico's 2-0 win over France at the World Cup o...

WATCH: Mexico Lands First Blow Against France

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

France and Mexico played a scoreless first half in South Africa on Thursday, and nothing changed during the first 17 minutes of the second half. But i...

World Cup 2010: France & Uruguay Tie

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Nil-nil draws can be the scourge of soccer. Yet nobody who participated in Friday night's 0-0 World Cup match between ...