French Clubs

Kylian Mbappé confesses 'violent' treatment from PSG following contract renewal refusal

METZ, France, June 4 (Reuters) - Kylian Mbappé is thrilled his long-awaited move to Real Madrid has been confirmed, but the France captain is now concentrating on the national team as they prepare for Euro 2024.

Mbappé joined the Spanish club on Monday after his Paris Saint-Germain contract ended, and with the transfer saga finally over, the forward is delighted and relieved, but at a press conference on Tuesday he wanted to keep the focus on France.

OFFICIAL: Real Madrid announce Kylian Mbappé! Frenchman signs until 2029

Mbappé will be playing at the Santiago Bernabéu next season.

Real Madrid announce Kylian Mbappé via public statement

Real Madrid officially announced the signing of French international and former Paris Saint-Germain player Kylian Mbappé on Monday morning.

The club released a public statement across their social media platforms confirming the Frenchman’s transfer to the Galacticos and contract signature until 2029.

Barcelona defeat Lyon 2-0 to claim third Women’s Champions League title in four years

BILBAO — Second-half goals from Aitana Bonmati and Alexia Putellas earned Barcelona a 2-0 win over Olympique Lyonnais in the Women's Champions League final on Saturday, their second straight victory in the competition.

Barca, who beat Vfl Wolfsburg 3-2 in last year's final, came into the game seeking to go one better than their 2019 and 2022 finals against French powerhouse Lyon, which they lost 4-1 and 3-1 respectively.

Kylian Mbappé officially announces he’ll leave PSG this summer

PARIS — French soccer star Kylian Mbappé said in a video on social media platform X on Friday that he would leave Paris Saint-Germain and end his 'adventure' with the club in a few weeks time.

"This is my last year at Paris Saint Germain. I will not stay on and I will end my adventure in a few weeks time. I will play my last match at the Parc des Princes this Sunday," said the 25-year old in his video address.

Mbappé leaving PSG

PSG hit the post four times as Borussia Dortmund reach Champions League final

PARIS, May 7 (Reuters) - Borussia Dortmund reached their third Champions League final after Mats Hummels' second-half goal earned a 1-0 victory at Paris St Germain for a 2-0 aggregate win on Tuesday.

Mats Hummels goal vs. PSG 

 

USWNT’s Korbin Albert and Eva Gaetino lift Coupe de France with PSG

Rising United States women’s national team players Korbin Albert and Eva Gaetino lifted their first silverware at the club level on Saturday as Paris Saint-Germain defeated Fleury 1-0 in the Coupe de France.

Both American players were in PSG’s starting lineup with Gaetino, 21, playing the full 90 minutes and Albert, 20, featuring for 64 minutes.

Dutch national team legend Lieke Martens came on for Albert and ended up scoring the game-winning goal in the 73rd minute despite PSG going down a player in the 66th minute.

Watch: PSG hit the post twice in 10 seconds during first leg semifinal defeat to Dortmund

DORTMUND — Borussia Dortmund's Niclas Füullkrug fired in a first-half goal to seal a 1-0 victory over visitors Paris Saint-Germain in their Champions League semi-final first leg on Wednesday.

Nico Schlotterbeck floated a pass into Füllkrug's path and the Germany forward controlled the ball with a perfect first touch before drilling a low shot past keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma in the 36th minute.

Antonio Rüdiger: 'If Mbappé tries to pass me, I will smash him.'

Antonio Rüdiger shut down Erling Haaland and is now aiming to shut down Kylian Mbappé.

Rüdiger has been in incredible form with Real Madrid this season (taking the reigns of the central defense following the injuries of teammates Eder Militão and David Alaba), leading the team to a very likely LaLiga title as well as to a spot in the UEFA Champions League semifinals through the deciding kick in a penalty shoot-out.

Xavi says referee destroyed the game vs. PSG with Araujo red card decision

BARCELONA — Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez berated the referee and said his performance cost Barcelona a chance to fight for a place in the Champions League semi-finals after they lost 4-1 to Paris Saint-Germain and were knocked out of the competition on Tuesday.

Barcelona fans boo Ousmane Dembele’s every touch — then he sends them out of the competition

Ousmane Dembele cemented himself as one of Barcelona’s biggest villains on Tuesday during Paris Saint-Germain’s 4-1 victory (winning 6-4 on aggregate) to send the Catalan side out of the Champions League.

The Frenchman and former Barcelona player scored one of PSG’s four goals, drew a penalty and won man of the match to send his previous club packing. He was undoubtedly the most booed and hated player inside the Estadi Olimpic in Barcelona.

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