Three French people had the honor this Saturday to lift the first Champions League in their history, in this case Kanté, Giroud and Zouma.
The list of French Champions League winners is growing. There are now 38 in the whole story. This Saturday, with the success of Chelsea to the detriment of Manchester City (1-0), two tricolors had the honor of lifting the Cup with big ears: N’Golo Kanté, Kurt Zouma and Olivir Giroud. The trio succeed Hernandez, Pavard, Coman and Tolisso, champions last year with Bayern.
A monumental Kanté
Kanté played the entire match in Porto and was even one of the architects of this success, with a lot of work done in the midfield. He was rewarded for his evening performance, but also for his entire season. UEFA has also awarded him the title
Olivier Giroud and Kurt Zouma did not take part in the match tonight, but they are also considered the winners. The former Montpellier has also finished best director of his team and the third if we take into account all the other teams (6 achievements).
Note that other former residents of Ligue 1 also won their first C1 this Saturday, namely Edouard Mendy, Thiago Silva and César Azpilicueta.