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The Blues at the rendezvous
They were expected and the least that can say is that they responded present. The victory of our World Champions is obviously making the headlines this morning. “As in 18” title elsewhere The team in one of its edition of the day. A two-way reference after the solid victory (1-0) of Deschamps’ men on the lawn of the Allianz Arena in Munich, last night. For his part, The Parisian, title this morning: “And in the end, France wins”. A victory acquired at the end of a match where the French could have taken shelter several times but during which they lacked a touch of realism. Finally, the same story goes for the local press where Progress salutes him the strength of the Blues against the German offensives and where nice morning announces the return of the bosses to business. One thing is certain, this victory perfectly launches the Euro of our Blues who will find Hungary on Saturday at 3 p.m.
The English press castigates Antonio Rüdiger
It is the fact of the match that makes people talk, across the Channel, this morning. “Pogba’s fury after Rüdiger’s bite” title elsewhere The Times in one of its edition of the day. Opposed to each other during a throw-in during the meeting, the German defender who had promised to play “Dirty” before the match, tried to bite Paul Pogba on the shoulder. A gesture which was not sanctioned neither by the referee of the meeting, nor by his assistants in the video but which obviously did not escape the British press. For his part, The Daily Telegraph also seizes the case, but believes that the French have perfectly managed to stay in their meeting, biting in return with this victory full of control. A victory in the image of General Pogba, who once again showed that when he is at this level, absolutely no one is able to sit at his table.
Cristiano Ronaldo still a little more in history
It was the other Group F game yesterday. “They woke up the beast” title, this morning, Record. Opposed to Hungary in a packed Puskas Arena, the Portuguese had to wait until the last ten minutes to make the difference and win (3-0). A victory marked by the double of Cristiano Ronaldo which propels him to the top of the scorers in the history of the competition. “The Lord of the Euro” title elsewhere AS in one of its edition, this morning. Author of his tenth and eleventh goals, the Portuguese broke away from Michel Platini and his 9 goals. A service also hailed in Her Majesty’s country where the Daily Mail title: “Ronaldo the record breaker” in one of its special Euro edition this morning. The Juve striker who also took the opportunity to become the only player to score a goal in eight different meetings at the Euro. Enough to also make the front page in Italy where Tuttosport pays tribute to CR7 by titling: “CR7, two goals and a champion”.