France national football team
Kylian Mbappe met Zinedine Zidane when he was 14. The Frenchman was invited to Real Madrid to go through trials. The World Cup-winning star said he asked Zidane if he should take off the shoes before entering the car.
FIFA Ranking has been released and the Super Eagles have been ranked 31st in the world. Nigeria remain the third-best footballing team in Africa after Senegal and Tunisia. Belgium are ranked the best football country in the world.
N’Golo Kante remains one of the most humble footballers in the world. The Frenchman earns £290,000-per-week at Chelsea since he signed a new deal. Kante drives a cheap Mini Cooper car which costs him less than £20k.
Olivier Giroud could leave Chelsea before transfer deadline day. SS Lazio have shown interest in the Frenchman whose contract with the Blues expires this summer. Chelsea are hoping to sign Mertens before allowing Giroud leave.
Football fraternities in France have been thrown into deep mourning following the death of 23-year-old striker Nathan Julan who died in a fatal accident on Friday, January 3.
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has signed a new one year contract deal at the Bernabeu which will make him remain at the club until the end of 2021/22 League season.