Michel Platini exclusive: ‘How did I feel after scoring nine goals in five games at Euro 84?’

Michel Platini, captain of France, Euro 1984
Michel Platini, captain of France, Euro 1984 (Image credit: Alamy)

France head to Euro 2024 as one of the favourites as Didier Deschamps’ side look to lift the Henri Delaunay Cup for a record-equaling third time. 

This current French side is one of the most successful international sides of the current era, having won the World Cup in 2018 and lost out in the final on penalties four years later. 

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Joe Mewis

For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include times on Leeds United and the England national team.

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