Norm Smith Medallist
- Aug 21, 2016
- AFL Club
Apparently England and Sweden got fined Eu 50k for illegal socks. The next world cup is in ******* Qatar. Good to know FIFA got their priorities right.
That was tried for 45 years and failedImagine a Yugoslavia team now. Players from Bosnia/Herzegovnia, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia.
I'll let the learned posters here come up with a starting XI. Please put club name in parenthesis. Formation is upto you
Thank you. As much as I admire and love the balkan nation's football and people, I scoff when I hear this nonsense. Especially when the Croatians say '' In our short history we've did this '' or '' with such a small population yadda yadda yadda ''
Very true. Henry was a wayward winger back then, coming off the bench. Was still at Monaco at the time I believe (or may have been purchased that summer by Juve, can’t exactly remember).Both of them were not starters in 98, yet to peak etc. Henry would be there in a heartbeat if that was the case
And so would Pires!
If Croatia win, its because they have the minutes and miles in their legs.I'd love to see Croatia win the final but i think the road they've taken to make it will end up taking too much out of them. Croatia played just over 360 minutes worth of football from their 3 knockout games to make the final. On the other hand, France won all 3 of their knockout games in 90 minutes.
Nice to see they were fined more for incorrect socks than their last fine handed out for racism...Apparently England and Sweden got fined Eu 50k for illegal socks. The next world cup is in ******* Qatar. Good to know FIFA got their priorities right.
Thuram will forever be one of my favourite players.Very true. Henry was a wayward winger back then, coming off the bench. Was still at Monaco at the time I believe (or may have been purchased that summer by Juve, can’t exactly remember).
Quite amazing that France won that Cup without a genuine forward. Guivarc’h was average that tournament and had very little end product.
Both goals in their semi win over Croatia were scored by Thuram, his first ever for the country. And then a Zidane brace and Petit finisher in the final. Goals from midfield and defence helped them lift the Cup.
That semi was an absolute classic. Suker’s opener right after half time after a Thuram error. Was very excited when Suker signed for Arsenal, but things didn’t go that well for him. He was lethal that tournament.
And then out of nowhere, Thuram scores twice and that was that. The Blanc red card was a farce though, unfortunately he missed the final because of it.
Yeah I will definitely agree with Blanc.Blanc >> Varane
Viera >> Kante
Henry >> Giroud
Pgb >> Djorkaeef
Ah my mistake. Thuram & Lizarazu to provide the width. You need some athleticism in the midfield with Zidane roaming around where he pleases. Petit really needs to be slotted in somewhere.Yeah I will definitely agree with Blanc.
But like I said earlier, Henry had not reached his prime, nor had Vieira. No Djorkaeff and add Pogba you've got even less width. I don't doubt he is a better player though.