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France Goalie’s Blunder Leads To Loss, And It All Sounds So Much More Tragic In French

  • Rick Chandler

It’s France vs. Sweden in a World Cup qualifying match on Friday in France, and at first glance, French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris does a perfectly reasonable thing — clearing the ball.

But keep in mind that I know very little about soccer strategy.

Lloris booted it down the middle of the field, where a Swedish player returned it straight into the net before Lloris could get back. Oops.

The call as heard in France: