France Soir considers that the upcoming France - Romania match at the beginning of the European Championship next week is one of the most important in the history of French football and the French team needs to win over the best Romanian players such as Mutu and Chivu.
RMC radio presented the French team for the game against Romania: Coupet - Sagnol, Gallas, Thuram, Abidal - Malouda, Toulalan, Makelele, Ribery - Henry, Benzema. France Soir journalists declared that the game is very hard and important.
Lyon football player Sebastien Squillaci said that the Romanian team was tough and technical. He added that Romanian players were very good, making use of many technicalities.