I can make up stories with the best of them. I've been telling stories since I was a little kid.
In 1982, Algeria made their first appearance at the World Cup. I believe it was the first Arab country to do so.
The relationship between France and its 'foreign' players - blacks and North African Arabs - has always been troubled, particularly with Algerians.
No one needs to be reminded of racism in soccer: the xenophobia, the nativism and, yes, nationalism.