This is a rewrite of a post first published in 2016 just after the Euro 2016 match in Pierre Mauroy stadium between Germany and Ukraine, which Germany won 2-0 with goals scored by Mustafi and Schweinsteiger. The Stade Pierre-Mauroy is a rather new and quite unique stadium located in Villeneuve-d’Ascq (in Lille European Metropolis), France. … Continue Reading
French football and English puns
I recently read an article on the Guardian with the following title: “Monaco out to restore French football’s pride against Manchester City” The article argues that because in recent weeks French football has suffered heavy defeats, it is now up to Monaco to get a great win to bring back French football’s pride. The defeats … Continue Reading
How deep is your love?
How deep is your love for the sport ? I hope it is deep because when you listen to the radio, it is difficult to know what is happening in the world. Of course, there is football, but the “tour de France” has begun, and the Olympic Games will begin in a couple of weeks. If … Continue Reading