Les Bleus – Lost in Transition

France will start this year's FIFA World Cup tournament as villains, thanks to a widely-criticized act of treachery against the Irish - Thierry Henry handled the ball twice before virtually placing it at the feet of teammate William Gallas, who promptly scored to send France through and the Irish crashing out. TheHardTackle's Sanish Fernandez takes a hard look at the beleaguered French national team, and the players on whose shoulders a nation's hopes rest.