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The World Cup is coming next summer, and Shoptalk couldn’t be happier. Not so Fabien Barthez, beleaguered goalkeeper of France and possible future champion of British butter.

The flamboyant 30-year-old helped the French win the World Cup in 1998, but he’s been sieve-like this year for his club team, Manchester United, letting shots dribble from his grasp.

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