France coach Didier Deschamps kept faith with the team that beat Germany 2-0 in the last four, with six-goal tournament top scorer Antoine Griezmann lining up in support of striker Olivier Giroud. Deschamps, who captained the French side that won the 1998 World Cup and the Euro title in 2000, said he could feel the adrenaline pumping.
“It’s an exceptional moment, a privilege, a unique chance because there is a title at the end,” Deschamps said of the final. “What you need to do is approach it as relaxed as possible while being at the same time totally focused on the match,” he added. Read more