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Liverpool defender Sakho: The French are raging

Liverpool's France defender Mamadou Sakho has fired a warning to World Cup quarterfinal opponents Germany.

Sakho has been France's vice captain since the second leg of the World Cup playoffs against Ukraine. With the team trailing 2-0 after a dire performance in Kiev, Sakho scored in a 3-0 win, and his passionate performance sparked a remarkable turnaround.

"Of course I still have the rage inside me from that game," the Liverpool defender said Wednesday.

"We all have a little bit of that rage inside of us.

"We've instilled a new spirit into the team - off the pitch, first of all - and it reflects on the pitch.

"We know that Germany is a big team, a big football nation,' Sakho added. 'But we're also very good and I believe in us."

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