Zinedine Zidane headbutts an opposing player in the 2006 World Cup final

Zinedine Zidane headbutts an opposing player in the 2006 World Cup final

Have you ever headbutted a competitor on your last day at work before retiring? If you have, you’re not alone. French football star Zinedine Zidane was sent off in the 2006 World Cup Final for headbutting Italy’s Marco Materazzi in the chest. The act was committed in retaliation to Materazzi’s earlier verbal provocation. As the…

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Emmanuel Macron says it’s about time France had its own Twitter account

Emmanuel Macron says it’s about time France had its own Twitter account

  President Emmanuel Macron has stated on record that it’s about time France signed up for a twitter account.   Speaking at the Viva Tech conference in Paris, France, Macron outlined how his government would slash the red tape that makes it difficult for him to tweet, and cited US President Donald Trump as an…

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Napoleon Bonaparte sells half the US for $15 million in the Louisiana Purchase

Napoleon Bonaparte sells half the US for $15 million in the Louisiana Purchase

  U.S. representatives agreed to pay $15 million to the French government for 828,000 square miles of land that stretched from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada on April 30th, 1803. The deal, which has come to be known as the Louisiana Purchase, almost doubled the…

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