Tag: france

Super Robert Pirès

The rarest of talents, at his best Robert Pirès was a joy to behold, often unplayable, and the man Arsène Wenger called Arsenal’s “oil in the engine”

A-Z of the 2000s: Zinedine Zidane

Before hanging up his boots for good after the 2006 World Cup, two moments, across six years of this particular decade, defined Zinedine Zidane

A-Z of the 2000s: Thierry Henry

There are few players who define a generation as adroitly as Thierry Henry, the man who reinvented what it meant to be a striker in England