France vs. Germany was decided by the awful handball rule

Germany were on the front foot. The raucous crowd at the Stade Velodrome has begun to quiet, uneasy as their beloved France struggled to find their way into the match. Then Patrice Evra got his head to a cross, the ball immediately hit Bastian Schweinsteiger's hand and the referee pointed for a penalty kick.With that, the entire Euro semifinal changed. Antoine Griezmann converted...
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July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Evra determined to inspire France’s youth

“Believe in what you can achieve” is the message Patrice Evra gives young France fans, the 35-year-old telling he is also setting an example to team-mates at the finals. The post Evra determined to inspire France’s youth appeared first on
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July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Evra urges France teammates to 'wake up' before Iceland game

CLAIREFONTAINE, France --France defender Patrice Evra has a blunt message for his teammates ahead of the European Championship quarterfinal against Iceland: ''Wake up.''France has failed to score in the first half at Euro 2016 and has been scraping through with gutsy second-half performances.But one day, that formula may not work.''We react instead of taking the initiative,'' the...
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June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Dimitri Payet wins Euro 2016 opener for France with absurd goal

Euro 2016 hosts France looked to be headed for a 1-1 draw with Romania in the opener after Patrice Evra conceded a penalty in the 65th minute. But then in the 89th minute, Dimitri Payet happened and did what Dmitri Payet does. And from another angle… Are you kidding me with this? Wow! Payet was on track for a man of the match performance before the game-winning goal, but that...
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June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Dimitri Payet steals the show as France open EURO 2016 with a win

After a somewhat quiet first half, France and Romania opened up for a thrilling second half as the hosts grab all three points thanks to a marvelous goal from Dimitri Payet just before full-time. France, who many have picked as favorites in this competition, started out slowly and had trouble creating chances in the first half. Apart from Payet, who was far and way the man of the...
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June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Evra renews Juventus contract until at least June 2017

TURIN, Italy (AP) France defender Patrice Evra has renewed his contract at Juventus, tying him to the Serie A champion to June 2017 with the option for one more year. Evra joined Juventus from Manchester United in 2014 and won back-to-back league and cup doubles. Shortly after the announcement of the deal on Monday, the 35-year-old wrote on Instagram: ''2 years, 5 trophies! Same...
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June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Evra wants to keep playing for another six years, won't quit France

Former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra is determined to play to the age of 40 and insists he will not quit international football after Euro 2016.Evra, 34, has played 71 times for France and is the nation's first choice left-back going into this summer's European Championships in his homeland.He says he wants to carry on playing for club and country for another six years...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Real Madrid Ball Boy Toys With Patrice Evra In Champions League (Video)

Real Madrid seemingly enlisted the help of its entire club in its failed effort to defeat Patrice Evra and Juventus in the UEFA Champions League semifinals. A Real Madrid ball boy trolled Evra on Wednesday during the 1-1 draw in the second leg of the teams’ semifinal series. The hilarious moment came less than 10 minutes after Cristiano Ronaldo had given Real Madrid a slight edge...
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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