WORLD CUP 2010: Chelsea star Florent Malouda admits pressure is getting to France

16 June 2010 12:18
France's players are having trouble dealing with the pressure, midfielder Florent Malouda has admitted.

The 2006 runners-up are regularly knocked by fans, former players and even politicians and the Chelsea winger says some players are unable to relax on the field because of the negative publicity.

In training: Florent Malouda admits France are feeling the pressure

'There's a lot of expectation. It can touch the players and affect the way they play,' said Malouda.

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Source: Daily_Mail

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