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The French National Team Creates First Time Record, After Winning The UEFA Nations League

French and Spanish players met in the 2021 UEFA Nations League final after beating Belgium and European champions Italy in the semifinals, respectively.

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The French national team has created a first time record, as they became the first team to be World Cup holders and UEFA Nations League league holders at the same time, after beating former world champions Spain in the final. They also became the first national team in Europe to win all available competitions, as they have won all the age grade competitions and all the senior men's competitions available.

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Mikel Oyarzabal opened the scoring in the second half for Spain, but the lead did not last for two minutes as Karim Benzema scored a world-class goal to pull France level. With 10 minutes to go, Kylian Mbappe gave France the win as he scored a controversial goal which has divided opinions amongst fans as to whether the goal should have been cancelled for offside or not.

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With Benzema's performance in this tournament, do you now see him as a better candidate to win the Ballon D'or ahead of Lionel Messi and others? Make your opinions heard in the comments section below.

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