5 Most Heartbreaking Losses In France Soccer History

There’s a tendency to focus on the winners in sport. With good reason. Winners bask in the glory and adulation of fans and media. But in sport, there are always two sides. With winners, there are losers. Every team has lost a big game at some point. Sometimes it’s a matter of the opponent being better. But there are some losses that are so painful, they crush the soul of the players, coaches and supporters. This series of articles focuses on the deep pain of sport. Bring tissues if your team is featured.

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Did you know a Frenchman was behind the creation of the World Cup? It’s true. Jules Rimet was the man who brainstormed the notion that the nations of the globe should convene for a tournament t decide who’s the best. France have had some success on the international stage, winning 1 World Cup and 2 Euro championships. But this series isn’t about the wins. Here are the 5 most heartbreaking losses in French soccer history. Sacre bleu!

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5 Most Heartbreaking Losses In England Soccer History

There’s a tendency to focus on the winners in sport. With good reason. Winners bask in the glory and adulation of fans and media. But in sport, there are always two sides. With winners, there are losers. Every team has lost a big game at some point. Sometimes it’s a matter of the opponent being better. But there are some losses that are so painful, they crush the soul of the players, coaches and supporters. This series of articles focuses on the deep pain of sport. Bring tissues if your team is featured.

Credited for inventing and teaching the sport around the globe, England is a huge reason why soccer is the world’s most popular sport. On top of that, the English Premier League is the most popular and most watched sports league in the world.

Yet, when it comes to international success, the Three Lions have had a difficult in achieving global glory that their passionate fans crave. With the exception of the 1966 World Cup, there has been nothing but despair and grief for the Old Country. Here are 5 of the most heartbreaking defeats England has suffered.

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5 Most Heartbreaking Losses In Brazil Soccer History

There’s a tendency to focus on the winners in sport. With good reason. Winners bask in the glory and adulation of fans and media. But in sport, there are always two sides. With winners, there are losers. Every team has lost a big game at some point. Sometimes it’s a matter of the opponent being better. But there are some losses that are so painful, they crush the soul of the players, coaches and supporters. This series of articles focuses on the deep pain of sport. Bring tissues if your team is featured.

No country has a more decorated history in the beautiful game than Brazil. Their 5 World Cup titles tops all nations and their revolutionary and enthralling style of play are the envy of their foes. That doesn’t mean there hasn’t been pain and agony though. In fact, one can make the argument that their most crushing defeats impelled La Selecao to reinvent the sport and themselves. With that in mind, here are Brazil’s 5 most heartbreaking defeats in history. Quick note, all of these matches took place in World Cups.

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