Deschamps hails Pogba for World Cup leadership

France coach Didier Deschamps feels Paul Pogba was a role model for the younger team members during their World Cup triumph.
Pogba was one of Les Bleus' star players during the Russia showpiece, rising from a mediocre domestic season with Manchester United to stamp his authority on the great read more...

Pogba deserves individual accolade – Deschamps

France boss Didier Deschamps believes midfielder Paul Pogba has done enough to win the Ballon d'Or this year.
The Manchester United midfielder played a key role in helping Les Bleus to win their first World Cup since lifting the famous trophy on home soil in 1998. His performances in Russia read more...

Pogba reveals pep talk details

Paul Pogba has revealed he told his France team-mates to grasp their chance of glory in a speech ahead of the World Cup final.
The 25-year-old was one of the stars for Les Bleus as they beat Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in Moscow to claim the sport's biggest prize for the second time. Criticised a read more...

Deschamps revels in global glory

Didier Deschamps praised France's performance after his side beat Croatia 4-2 in Sunday's World Cup final at the Luzhniki Stadium.
Mario Manduzkic's own-goal gave France the lead on the 18th minute before Ivan Perisic crashed home an equaliser after France failed to clear the ball from insid read more...

Giroud admits to extra motivation

Olivier Giroud admits the number of Premier League-based players on show will add further significance to France's semi-final with Belgium.
The pair meet in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday for the chance to play either England or Croatia in Sunday's World Cup final. Les Bleus have been sluggish read more...