France U21’s Alexandre Coeff Scores Extraordinary Buckaroo Volley vs USA To Open Toulon Tournament (Video)

Chris Wright

29th, May 2013


By Chris Wright

The 2013 Toulon Tournament (a kind of international, invitation-only, unofficially-recognised U21 cup) began in earnest yesterday, with the French younglings soundly beating the United States in the opening match by four goals to one – the first of which was this crazy Buckaroo-style volley from Lens midfielder Alexandre Coeff…

Mais oui! Nicely done mon amis.

Here’s a fun fact for you: Toulon Tournament games comprise of two 40-minute halves. Why, we have no idea.

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  1. prof erno says:

    Laurent Blanc would be fuming with that team. wink wink.

  2. Sjakie Meulemans says:

    If your French was as good as your writing…well, you would probably be a French professor instead of a football writer. So yeah, let’s just keep it like this.

  3. porcelain sandwich says:

    Sorry Chris, your French has failed you again. If you wanted to praise several of the players, you should have said mes amis; if you wanted to praise just the one, you should have said mon ami.

    You’ll get there eventually.

  4. TravisKOP says:

    God those U.S. kits are hideous. Nike needs to step their shit up sharpish

  5. Maria Babbin says:

    “Are comprised of” or just “comprise”. Not “comprise of”.


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