Shaker Samman | The Ringer
July 2018 | 11-minute read
Watching France return to form during the past few years has been like seeing an old friend come home after a long time away. Their road back to the summit has been marked by struggle. Personal vendettas, racial divide, ego, and organizational dysfunction led Les Bleus down a path that saw them slip from the world’s elite. Now, just 90 minutes and a group of Croatians stand between them and eternal glory.