Brother claims Paul Pogba used witch doctor to 'neutralize' Mbappé
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Brother claims Paul Pogba used witch doctor to 'neutralize' Mbappé

Mathias Pogba claims that his brother, star midfielder Paul, used a witch doctor to help Manchester United beat PSG in 2019. According to Mathias, Paul essentially asked for a spell to be placed on PSG superstar Kylian Mbappé. The matchup was the second leg of the round of 16 Champions League campaign. United won the […]

France

/ 13 days ago

Brother claims Paul Pogba used witch doctor to 'neutralize' Mbappé

Mathias Pogba claims that his brother, star midfielder Paul, used a witch doctor to help Manchester United beat PSG in 2019. According to Mathias, Paul essentially asked for a spell to be placed on PSG superstar Kylian Mbappé. The matchup was the second leg of the round of 16 Champions League campaign. United won the […]

France

/ 62 days ago

No worse than Eiffel Tower? French MP backtracks over Qatar World Cup defence

Paris (AFP) – A French ruling party member of parliament was forced into an embarrassing climbdown Friday after suggesting that construction for the football World Cup was no more dangerous to workers' lives than that of Paris landmark the Eiffel Tower 135 years ago. The French government has come under fire for signing a deal […]
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bordeaux

/ 71 days ago

Bordeaux saved from third-tier relegation days before new season

Paris (AFP) – Bordeaux have avoided relegation to the French third tier for financial irregularities, three days before the start of the new season, France's football federation (FFF) announced on Wednesday. The six-time French champions dropped down to the second division last season after finishing bottom of Ligue 1. Earlier this month they were demoted […]
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France

/ 72 days ago

No French inferiority complex against Germany for Euro semi-final

Milton Keynes (United Kingdom) (AFP) – French defender Wendie Renard believes there is no reason for her side to have an inferiority complex when they face eight-time winners Germany in Wednesday's Euro 2022 semi-final. Les Bleues ended their long wait just to get beyond the quarter-final stage of a women's Euro by beating holders the […]
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France

/ 72 days ago

Germany lose Buhl to Covid ahead of France semi-final

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Klara Buhl has been ruled out of Germany's Euro 2022 semi-final against France after testing positive for coronavirus on Tuesday. "She is currently symptom-free and was immediately isolated. Further tests of the entire team and staff were negative," the German football association said in a tweet. The Bayern Munich forward […]
ByAFP

France

/ 75 days ago

France not finished after ending Dutch defence of women's Euro

Rotherham (United Kingdom) (AFP) – France coach Corinne Diacre said Les Bleues are not satisfied with just breaking new ground by reaching the semi-finals for the first time at a women's Euro after beating defending champions the Netherlands 1-0 after extra-time on Saturday. Eve Perisset's penalty on 102 minutes finally broke the Dutch resistance in […]
ByAFP

France

/ 77 days ago

New police chief to help Paris move on from football fiasco

Paris (AFP) – A new Paris police chief took office on Thursday, tasked with proving to the world that the French capital can handle mass events despite the disastrous handling of a recent Champions League match. Laurent Nunez, 58, took over from Didier Lallement who during his three-year stint was often criticised for heavy-handed police […]
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France

/ 85 days ago

French enquiry blames organisers for Champions League fiasco

Paris (AFP) – An enquiry by the French Senate into crowd chaos at this year's Champions League final in Paris concluded that organisers were to blame, not supporters, undermining claims by the police and Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin. A fact-finding mission led by two senators was set up after the Liverpool-Real Madrid game on May […]
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France

/ 88 days ago

France thrash Italy to start Euro 2022 in style

Rotherham (United Kingdom) (AFP) – France brushed off suggestions of dressing room disquiet to smash Italy 5-1 and launch their Euro 2022 campaign in style on Sunday. Grace Geyoro hit a first half hat-trick as Les Bleues were 5-0 up by the break in Rotherham with Marie-Antoinette Katoto and Delphine Cascarino also on target. France […]
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France

/ 96 days ago

Kylian Mbappé can shock the world again at World Cup 2022

Kylian Mbappé, one of the world’s brightest talents, has a major test coming in the form of the 2022 World Cup. At league play, he dominates the French club scene and leads a stacked frontline against Europe's elite. Internationally, he is the catalyst for France's impressive recent results. However, mediocre performances in the Nations League […]