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Seville, Guadalajara, Stade de France, Saint-Petersburg… The story of the six semi-finals of the French football team.

After three defeats in the semi-finals of the World Cup (1958, 1982, 1986) and long years of regret, the Blues have chained three qualifications (1998, 2006, 2018) symbols of a nation definitively established among the nations that count and win.

Before France-Morocco in Doha, look back at 6 legendary matches.

Heart, tears, blood, laughter.

The adventure of the penultimate step…

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June 24, 1958 (Solna, Rasunda stadium), France-Brazil 2-5.

The Blues witness the advent of Pelé

In unknown land.

In the suburbs of Stockholm, 27,000 spectators attend a match that will turn the football world upside down.

France sitting on the Reims framework composed of Jean Vincent, Just Fontaine, Roger Piantoni, Armand Penverne, Robert Jonquet, guided by Raymond Kopa (who now wears the colors of Real Madrid) challenges the Brazil of Didi, Vava, Garincha and Zagallo .

La Seleçao, in group matches, was at the heart of the first 0-0 in the history of the World Cup (against England), before switching to the quarter-finals carried by the momentum of a young elegant player Pelé, scorer against the country...

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Source: lefigaro

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