Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris celebrates saving Sergio Aguero’s penalty in the Champions League quarter-final first leg against Manchester City. Photograph: Matthew Ashton  – AMA/Getty Images

Hugo Lloris is 32 and has won the World Cup. He has been a first-team goalkeeper for 14 seasons at Nice, Lyon and Tottenham Hotspur. He has 110 caps f(...)

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 Anthony Martial’s equaliser earned Manchester United an FA Cup quarter-final replay with West Ham. Photograph: PA

Manchester United 1 West Ham United 1 It has been 15 years since Paolo Di Canio found himself staring down Fabien Barthez with the chance to eliminat(...)

West Ham’s Dimitri Payet: Suddenly – or so it seems – he is flavour of the month. Photograph: Steve Welsh/Getty Images

Dimitri Payet is 29 in March. It’s been a season of surprises in the Premier League and Payet’s birth date brings another. Just how he has reached t(...)

Zinedine Zidane lifts the 1998 World Cup at the Stade de France. Zidane captained a France team that represented a rainbow nation of different ethnic backgrounds. Photograph: Lutz Bongarts/Getty Images

The sunlight in Montpellier, the food in Lyon, the stadium in St Etienne, the atmosphere in Paris. Frank de Boer’s composed brilliance, Michael(...)

Los Angeles Galaxy’s  Robbie Keane issues instructions to a teammate as Jermaine Jones of the New England Revolution looks on during the MLS Cup. Photograph: Getty Images

Robbie Keane has hitched up his shorts like Fabien Barthez and you can see the black kinesio tape on his hamstrings. He glugs down half a bottle of wa(...)