July 16 2018 6:25pm

France’s World Cup win is an immigrant success story

French president Emmanuel Macron will give the country’s highest honour – the L├ęgion d’Honneur – to its victorious FIFA World Cup team. “Les Bleus” won the title 20 years after another multi-ethnic French squad won the country’s first cup. Many hoped the 1998 win would ease racial tensions in France. As Redmond Shannon reports, in some respects little has changed.

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