French football team fights back for World Cup qualification


France's national football team beat Ukraine in an unlikely turnaround in a two-match fight for a place in the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.

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Defying the bitterly low expectations of a populace that had largely written them off as prima donnas, the French national soccer team defeated Ukraine, 3-0, on Tuesday night and secured a place at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, reports The New York Times.