French U21 team made to pay for cocky early celebration

French U21 team made to pay for cocky early celebration

French Under-21 defender Layvin Kurzawa got a reminder that karma’s a b***h last night - after a very arrogant goal celebration with three minutes left in his side’s match against Sweden.

The Swedes had started the match with a two goal deficit, but three goals had given them the edge before Kurzawa scored in the 87th minute.

If the result stayed that way France were going through to the European Championships on the away goal rule and the defender celebrated as if the final whistle had blown, saluting aggressively in Swedish players' faces.

His arrogance was short lived; Sweden scored the winner one minute later and the Swedish players took great pleasure returning the full-back’s gesture.

John Guidetti - one of the players Kurzawa had taunted - later posted this picture to his instagram account, just to rub it in further.

French U21 team made to pay for cocky early celebration

And there was very little sympathy from football fans for the French player.

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