What They're Saying: France U-17 coach Jean-Claude Giuntini

"He was determined to take the penalty. There was no way I could refuse him."

-- France coach Jean-Claude Giuntini on goalkeeper Luca Zidane, son of legendary French star Zinedine Zidane, asking to take a penalty kick in the shootout to decide the semifinals of the UEFA U-17 Championship against Belgium. Luca Zidane missed his Panenka, hitting the crossbar, but saved three penalty kicks to lead the Bleuets into Friday's final against Germany, where they won, 4-1. (RMC in French)
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