FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2013 file photo, Franck Ribery of France celebrates his opening goal during his group I World Cup qualifying soccer match between France and Finland, at the Stade de France ... more 
FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2013 file photo, Franck Ribery of France celebrates his opening goal during his group I World Cup qualifying soccer match between France and Finland, at the Stade de France stadium in Saint Denis, outside Paris. The French production line continues to turn out some of the most sought-after talents in the world game, but following in the footsteps of the 1998 world champions and 2006 runners-up has proved no easy task. Typically cited as among the favourites ahead of any major tournament, Les Bleus failed to win a single game at either UEFA EURO 2008 or the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and took a laborious route through to the quarter-finals at EURO 2012. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Michel Euler, File
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