“Aminata Diallo is the second victim” according to … / Justice / Hamraoui case / SOFOOT.com

Defense, clap-clap-clap, defense, clap-clap-clap! Aminata Diallo’s three lawyers took the floor this Thursday afternoon to defend the case of the ex-PSG player, accused of having ordered the attack on her ex-teammate Kheira Hamraoui on November 7. They first said that their client was ” devastated ” after spending five days in a cell in the … Read more

Benjamin Mendy’s lawyer intrigued by a Google search of the fourth … / Justice / Procès Mendy / SOFOOT.com

This Thursday, at Chester court, Benjamin Mendy’s lawyer conducted a cross-examination against the fourth complainant whose testimony was broadcast on Wednesday. The footballer and Louis S. Matturie are charged with eight rapes, one attempted rape and sexual assault. As RMC reports, Eleanor Laws, Mendy’s lawyer, questioned the complainant about the sequences following the alleged rape, … Read more

American player Griner’s lawyers hope for a ‘lenient’ judgment

Lawyers for American basketball player Brittney Griner, imprisoned and tried in Russia for drug smuggling, said Tuesday they hoped for a “lenient” judgment for their client. The 31-year-old 2.06-meter player, considered one of the best in the world, is on trial following her arrest at Moscow airport in February in possession of vaping liquid based … Read more

“For Americans, French clubs are undervalued” / France / Business / SOFOOT.com

OL, Red Star, Valenciennes, Nancy, Saint-Etienne. There are countless French clubs that have just joined a multi-club model or should do so via new investors, often Americans, already involved in foreign clubs and in particular English. Worrying phenomenon or financial windfall for French football? Explanations with Tim Keech, co-founder of MRKT Insights, a football consulting … Read more

Blues champions of the world… of business / Mondial 2002 / Fiasco des Bleus / Part 3/5 / SOFOOT.com

Jean de la Fontaine made fun of presumption, smugness and arrogance, often punished at the end of fables. It was in the perspective of a 2002 World Cup “won in advance” that France gave in to an irrepressible and unreasonable collective euphoria. To the point of greatly contaminating his beloved Blues, further intoxicated by excessive … Read more

Belgium puts its nerves on Poland / League of Nations / J2 / Belgium-Poland (6-1) / SOFOOT.com

Belgium 6-1 Poland Goals: Witsel (42e), De Bruyne (59e), Trossard (73e80e), Dendoncker (84e) and Openda (90e+3) for the Red Devils // Lewandowski (28e) for Biały Orły The slap was well digested. Martyred on their land by the Netherlands (1-4) five days ago, Belgium had to react without delay. A mission accomplished brilliantly this Wednesday, beating … Read more

Le Graët “crumpled” by Mbappé’s lawyers on the rights to … / International / France / June 1, 2022 / SOFOOT.com

Christmas doesn’t give presents. FFF president Noël Le Graët met Kylian Mbappé, his lawyer and five other player advisers to discuss the thorny issue of image rights. A subject that annoys since Mbappé refused to participate in an operation with the sponsors of 3F last March. But while the two parties seemed to agree on … Read more

Wales erase Ukraine and qualify for the World Cup / WC 2022 / Play-offs / Wales-Ukraine (1-0) / SOFOOT.com

More realistic than Ukraine, Wales snatched their ticket for the second World Cup in their history on Sunday, 64 years later. More playful, Zbirna stumbled on an exceptional Wayne Hennessey who disgusted the Ukrainian attackers. Wales 1-0 Ukraine Goal: Yarmolenko (34ecsc) for the Welsh 64 years later, Wales will rediscover the joys of playing in … Read more

Karim Benzema renounces his appeal, epilogue after six years of business

This renunciation puts an end to one of the most publicized extra-sporting cases of recent years, ratifying the sentence of the international to a one-year suspended prison sentence. The “sextape” affair is coming to an end, six and a half years after the facts: Karim Benzema on Saturday waived his appeal in the trial against … Read more

Argentina teaches Italy a football lesson / Finalissima / Italy-Argentina (0-3) / SOFOOT.com

Italy 0-3 Argentina Goals: Martinez (28e), Di Maria (45e+1) and Dybala (90e+4) for the Albiceleste Messi and Di María who martyr Donnarumma, there was a settling of accounts in the air at Wembley this Wednesday evening. Organizations undoubtedly marked by an interminable season, the 22 actors began this Finalissima piano-piano. One exception: Nicolás Otamendi, who … Read more