Five-year spell brought to an end
Internal strife wrecked the nation's tournament, with the camp exploding after Nicolas Anelka was sent home after verbally abusing head coach Raymond Domenech. The players refused to train the day after the event and were roundly criticised for their actions after they finished bottom of Group A.
In a statement released today, Escalettes announced the end of his five-year stay. It said: "I consider that it is my duty to resign from my role as president of the French Football Federation."