Wednesday, June 04, 2008

France beat Colombia 1-0

Euro 2000 winners France won their final preparatory friendly before Euro 2008, against Colombia 1-0 at Stade de France.
Thiery Henry won his 100th cap in this game and is the sixth Frenchman to achieve this feat.Henry was instrumental in setting up the only goal of the game when he was brought down in the box and Riberi scored from the penalty spot.
Henry is the all time leading scorer for France with 44 goals.He made his first appearance for Les Blues in 2007 and scored his first international goal against South Africa.The other five French players to have more than 100 caps are;Lilian Thuram,Marcel Desailly,Zinedine Zidane,Patrick Viera,Didier Deschamps.
France further went on to miss many chances and Henry was taken off in the 76th minute.
They will play Romania on the 9th of July when their campaign for the "Group of Death" begins.

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