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Sports News of Tuesday, 11 June 2024

    

Source: BBC

'Resilience defines Scotland warrior McTominay'

Didier Deschamps has defied the odds with his remarkable longevity as the coach of France's national Didier Deschamps has defied the odds with his remarkable longevity as the coach of France's national

Scott McTominay, soaked to the bone on the touchline at Hampden, was filled with determination. It was June 2023, a rainy night against Georgia, and the match was in jeopardy.

But McTominay was ready to play, even if the visitors weren't.

When they finally took the field, he stared them down and the game began, long after the scheduled kick-off. Hampden came alive that night, and so did the Manchester United midfielder.

He scored in a 2-0 victory, as expected. He scored a total of seven goals in the group stage, placing joint-fifth in the goals table alongside the likes of Romelu Lukaku, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe, and Harry Kane.

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