Renard Dares to Shine

France 2019

The Opener

Makes a Heroine



No opening nerves for the hosts in a 4-0 win against Korea Republic to start the FIFA Women's World Cup in Paris. Central defender, captain and talisman Wendie RENARD was the key figure...

RELIVE THE MATCH

The VISA Player of the Match plagued the Korean defence, scoring a brace with her head from 2 corners in the 1st half

The 28-year-old Lyon star had not scored in over 2 years for Les Bleues, but 9 of her last 10 international goals have come with her head...

Dominant in the air, the 1.87m Renard should be a huge threat to most defences from set pieces in the tournament

It was very emotional to score the goals. I thought about my dad

RENARD on scoring her first Women's World Cup goals, which she credited with easing her team's nerves going into the half-time break

How Good Were France?

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS