In-fighting that marred France’s 2010 World Cup campaign showed signs of returning as players argued after a 2-0 loss to Sweden in the final group game of soccer’s European Championship.
England players traded high fives after a 1-1 draw with France in soccer’s European Championship. The French were less satisfied.
France striker Nicolas Anelka was sent home from the World Cup after he insulted coach Raymond Domenech during the team’s 2-0 loss to Mexico.
Some people might think the hours you spent over the last month sitting around, drinking beer and watching the soccer World Cup being played in South Africa was a waste of valuable time.
Uruguay and Mexico advanced to the round of 16 at the World Cup, while host South Africa and France were eliminated.
Ronaldinho , Luca Toni and Patrick Vieira were among the soccer World Cup winners omitted from provisional squads for this year’s edition in South Africa.
Five members of the 2010 French World Cup team will appear in front of a disciplinary committee for their role in a players’ strike during the tournament.
"I think we need to be dignified both in victory and defeat."
- Raymond Domenech on Jun 23, 2010