Former Porn Star Plays Musical Defense For Coach

The hapless coach of the French national soccer team, in danger of being run out of the country for his team’s poor play, is now suddenly popular, all because a former porno actress has written a hit song about him. So typical.

Raymond Domenech, Catherine Ringer

Sample lyric of the song Je Kiffe Raymond (I Fancy Raymond): “If he attacked my penalty areas, I would be without defenders,” sings Catherine Ringer, who became famous in France as a member of Les Rita Mitsouko, an art-rock group. And of course lots and lots of ’70s porn. Which I felt compelled to research, because that’s the kind of investigative reporter I am. Read more…

French Soccer Coach Proposes After Loss To Italy

After suffering a terrible defeat and an early exit from Euro 2008, how do you explain it to the media? If you’re French coach Raymond Domenech, you try not to - by changing the subject and proposing to your girlfriend.

Raymond Domenech France soccer coach

(”How’s my hair?“)

Australia’s LIVE NEWS reports that Domenech was meeting with the press after France’s 2-0 loss to Italy, which knocked Les Bleus from the European tournament. When one reporter tried to ask Raymond about his future status with the team, the coach brushed aside the question & popped his own to long-time gal pal & TV reporter Estelle Denis:

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