Originally Posted by Mikaiel
Yes he's probably the best free kick taker in the world but other than that, he's not elite in his other facets of his game. And I think he's fine with being the best player in France rather than sitting on the bench of an elite team.
I agree. He used to be an outstanding player when younger, and the technique is still there, but he's getting old for the game. His free kick shooting is a valuable asset nonetheless.