World Cup
France
France Falls To Germany
Mats Hummels scored in the 12th minute and Germany held on for a 1-0 quarterfinal win over France at the Maracana on Friday, allowing the Germans to become the first nation to reach four straight World Cup... FULL STORY>>
France
France Rolls On
Paul Pogba scored 11 minutes from time on Monday and France went through to the quarterfinals of the World Cup with a nervy 2-0 result over Nigeria at the Estadio Nacional.

France breezed to the summit of Group E with an opening win over Honduras followed by a 5-2 thumping of Switzerland as Les Bleus were scoring for fun. FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Olivier Giroud and Karim Benzema
Top Spot
France secured top spot in Group E on Wednesday by getting a 0-0 draw with 10-man Ecuador at the Maracana.

Les Bleus, who entered the final match of the group stage with six points from their first two matches, were a virtual certainty to reach the knockout round thanks to their emphatic wins against Honduras... FULL STORY>>
France
Swiss Cheese
France came out on top at the Arena Fonte Nova on Friday, taking sole possession of first place in Group E with a 5-2 thrashing of Switzerland.

The French were in cruise control as goals from Olivier Giroud, Blaise Matuidi, Mathieu Valbuena, Karim Benzema and Moussa Sissoko put the team in a comfortable... FULL STORY>>
Karim Benzema (#10)
Starring Role
Karim Benzema played a starring role in France's opening match of the World Cup, scoring twice to lead his team to a 3-0 defeat of Honduras at the Estadio Beira-Rio on Sunday.

France seized control of the match in the 45th minute when Wilson Palacios received a second caution for a foul on Paul Pogba. Not only did Honduras drop to 10... FULL STORY>>
Franck Ribery
Ribery Ruled Out
France's World Cup hopes took a hit on Friday as winger Franck Ribery was ruled out of the tournament with a back injury.

Ribery had been struggling with his fitness in the build up to the World Cup, but was still expected to feature for Les Bleus.... FULL STORY>>