Karim Benzema. At 18 Benzema sign a professional contract with Lyon and made an immediate impact on the Squad. it is tradition, at Lyon, any new signing must stand up in front of his team-mates and say a few words. When a squad consisting of names such as Michael Essien, Florent Malouda, Eric Abidal and Sylvain Wiltord began laughing during his speech, Benzema calmly replied “ Do not laugh, I am here to take your place”.
Djibril Cisse Photos Photos: France's Samir Nasri, Yohan Cabaye and Bafetimbi Gomis celebrate with teammate Florent Malouda after he scored the opening goal during the France v Albania Euro 2012 qualifier in Paris
Djibril Cisse - France's Samir Nasri, Yohan Cabaye and Bafetimbi Gomis celebrate with teammate Florent Malouda after he scored the opening g...
Chelsea came from behind to win 2-1 at home against West Brom. A nervy start saw Shane Long open the scoring for The Baggies in the 4th minute as Chelsea looked nervous from the start. Goals from Florent Malouda and Nicolas Anelka in the second half ensured all 3 points