• Thuram isn't burdened by his father's World Cup achievements

    3 days ago - By Bésame

    DOHA, Qatar - Marcus Thuram doesn't feel burdened by his father's legacy for France.
    Lilian Thuram was part of France's first World Cup title in 1998 and scored twice in the semifinals to lead Les Blues into the final against Brazil. Marcus Thuram made his World Cup debut on Tuesday in France's 4-1 victory over Australia.
    “It's no problem for me talking about him,” the 25-year-old said Thursday. “I'm proud of him.”
    He was approaching his first birthday when his father scored the only two international goals of his career in the 1998 semifinals, a 2-1 win over Croatia. Lilian Thuram was...
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