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Man Utd young gun Martial elated after maiden France goal

Anthony Martial was ecstatic after helping France beat Italy on Thursday night.

The Manchester United forward scored his side's opening goal after a quarter of an hour in their 3-1 friendly win over the Azzurri in Bari.

Martial, 20, opened his senior international scoring account for Les Bleus when beating Gianluigi Buffon after a curling pass from Red Devils colleague Paul Pogba.

The youngster took to Twitter to show his absolute delight at contributing to a deserved victory for his country.

The match in Italy was a warm-up for next week's opening 2018 World Cup qualifier with Belarus.

Andrew Slevison
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