As a small boy, Antoine Griezmann would run onto the pitch after watching the adults play and practice his headers over and over again. Griezmann has scored three goals, two of them headers, helping France out of couple of scrapes on its way to the quarterfinals. The first of those broke the deadlock in the 90th minute of France's second group game against Albania.
The French club look set to hire Sevilla coach Unai Emery. Aside from the fallout of Lionel Messi's international retirement, the day's big news is that Paris Saint-Germain have parted company with coach Laurent Blanc. The former coach of the French national team had spent three years at the helm of the French champions, though consistent disappointment in the Champions League had seen his future called into question in recent months.