Frenchman Patrick Battiston's place in World Cup folklore is not down to a goal or piece of skill but for being knocked unconscious by German goalkeeper Harald Schumacher in the 1982 World Cup semifinal. Schumacher's brutal shoulder charge on Battiston became ... The Hindu, 2 months ago
'Little Frenchman' Patrick Battiston recalls 'Tragedy of Seville’ - The Hindu, 2 months ago
World Cup history: In classic semifinal that sees first penalty shootout, West Germany beats France in Seville, Spain, in 1982. Late penalty helps West Germany grind out victory against Argentina to win 1990 World Cup in Rome. The 1982 semifinal is one of the ...Sify, 2 months ago Germany beats France 1-0, reaches World Cup semis Sify, 2 months ago LIVE FIFA World Cup 2014 France v/s Germany: Heavy weight contenders France and Germany battle out for spot in semi-finals DNA, 2 months ago World Cup: Brazil vs Colombia; Germany vs France Sify, 2 months ago
With two potentially epic semifinals in prospect this week between Brazil and Germany and Argentina and the Netherlands, let's take a look back at five classic World Cup last-four matches. Stockholm, June 24, 1958 Brazil: 5 France: 2 Pele, who was ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
The present French side can avenge the painful defeats of their predecessors in the 1982 and 1986 World Cup semi-finals when they face Germany in Fridays quarter-final, said Maxime Bossis, who played in both of those games. Bossis, who in between those two ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez once again hogged the limelight for the wrong reason over an alleged biting incident involving Italian Giorgio Chiellini in their final group game. Not the first time that unsavoury incidents have become the talking points in World ...Outlook, 2 months ago Five notorious World Cup episodes Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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