History: Germany-France, 1982 World Cup semifinal revisited

  • AFP, Tuesday, July 5, 2016 6:32 PM
France and Germany will meet Thursday in the Euro 2016 semifinals in Marseille. They've never played each other at the Euros but met four times at the World Cup. The 1982 World Cup semifinal in Seville is considered one of the greatest matches in soccer history, remembered for a brutal challenge by German keeper Toni Schumacher on France’s Patrick Battiston, an overtime that produced four goals and a German victory in the shootout decided in the sixth round.

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