France

Watch Nabil Fekir's Last-Second Winning Free Kick vs. Monaco

After four goals in the first 35 minutes, Lyon and Monaco slowed down in the second half, and looked to be coasting toward a 2-2 draw. 

Lyon's Nabil Fekir, who already had a goal in the game, decided the 2-2 scoreline wasn't to his liking and ripped a free kick past Monaco's wall and goalkeeper in the fifth minute of stoppage time.

France Are In And Definitely Among The Favorites At 2018 FIFA World Cup

France, fresh off a successful albeit ultimately disappointing Euro 2016, secured automatic qualification to the 2018 World Cup after defeating Belarus 2-1 on Tuesday. Goals from Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud confirmed France’s passage from a tricky UEFA qualifying group also containing Sweden, the Netherlands and Bulgaria.

Surprise! Hatem Ben Arfa’s PSG Exit Is Becoming An Unmitigated Disaster

How much of Hatem Ben Arfa’s enfant terrible reputation is deserved? It’s impossible to say, because we don’t know the man. However, with only one-year remaining on his Paris Saint-Germain contract, it’s become clear that Ben Arfa’s exit from the French capital is going to look a lot like his exits from Lyon, Marseille, Newcastle United and Hull City. 

This Free Kick Shows Why PSG Agreed To Pay $528 Million For Neymar

When PSG agreed to shell out a reported $528 million total for Neymar Jr. (a $263 million transfer fee, plus a five-year, $265 million contract) many people thought the club was crazy. If they're crazy, perhaps they're crazy like a fox. So far for PSG, in only eight appearances, Neymar has racked up eight goals, seven assists and six man of the match ratings. This week, we saw a beautiful Neymar free kick from 35 yards out.

Allan Saint-Maximin Is The Best Young Player You've Never Heard Of

Meet your new favorite player: 20-year-old Nice winger Allan Saint-Maximin has everything you could ask for in a dynamic young attacker. He's pacy, skilled, smart and not afraid to try cool stuff.

Watch him turn into a one-man counterattack against Vitesse Arnhem in the Europa League on Thursday.

Team Cavani Struts Their Stuff In PSG’s 3-0 Smack Down Of Bayern Munich

First things first before we move on to lesser talking points: there was no penalty awarded to PSG on Wednesday, but Neymar and Edinson Cavani took turns on direct free kicks. They also shared moments of slightly frigid tenderness, Cavani comforting Neymar after a terrible miss and Neymar belatedly arriving to congratulate Cavani on his superbly taken goal.

See Why PSG's Julian Draxler Is The Happiest Birthday Boy Ever

In many ways, Julian Draxler is the forgotten man at Paris Saint-Germain. With Neymar’s massive transfer fee, Kylian Mbappe’s incredible potential and Edinson Cavani’s missed penalty kicks, the German playmaker has started just two of six matches this season. Fortunately, someone remembered Draxler’s birthday.

Cavani Says Neymar Relationship Fine, Spanish Daily Says Brazilian Wants Him Out

On the back of Sunday’s Ligue 1 fiasco which saw Paris Saint-Germain beat a French opponent by only two goals, Edinson Cavani moved quickly to dismiss the simmering rumors of an irrevocable fallout between himself and new boy Neymar

PSG’s ‘MCN’ Dissolves Into Ego Battle Between Team Neymar And Team Cavani

Let’s be honest, we’ve probably just witnessed the most calamitous weekend Paris Saint-Germain will suffer all season in France’s Ligue 1. No PSG player was able to get on the scoresheet in their match against Lyon on Sunday, but the Parisian club still managed to win 2-0 by forcing two own goals to maintain their perfect start to the season.

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