sport news Everton's Djibril Sidibe is part of the most exclusive WhatsApp group in sport

Everton's Djibril Sidibe is part of the most exclusive WhatsApp group in sport but that doesn't mean France's World Cup winner always remembers to wear two socks! Djibril Sidibe, on loan at Everton from Monaco, won the 2018 World Cup The victorious French squad have their own exclusive WhatsApp group Sidibe swaps stories and banter with Paul Pogba, Kylian Mbappe and Co He could face compatriot Anthony Martial in Man United game on Sunday Sidibe was embarrassed in Crystal Palace game after forgetting one of his socks 

By Joe Bernstein for The Mail on Sunday

Published: 07:32 GMT, 1 March 2020 | Updated: 09:58 GMT, 1 March 2020

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Everton's Djibril Sidibe is thrilled to be on the most prized WhatsApp group in sport.

As a member of France's World Cup-winning squad, he's one of only 23 members allowed to join Les Champions du Monde 2018 where he swaps stories and banter with the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba.

'The whole squad is in it. It's pretty cool,' admits the 27-year-old defender who played in one of Les Bleus group games en route to glory in Russia.

Djibril Sidibe, on loan at Everton from Monaco, won the 2018 World Cup with France

Djibril Sidibe, on loan at Everton from Monaco, won the 2018 World Cup with France

The full-back takes on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang during last weekend's game with Arsenal

The full-back takes on during last weekend's game with Arsenal

'Benjamin Mendy gave me stick on there for my level of English when I first joined Everton on loan from Monaco. He was threatening to put out my first interview in English on Twitter.'

Sidibe has already been part of two great teams, the 2017 Monaco Champions League semi-finalists which included other Premier League imports Bernardo Silva and Fabinho, and the French national team.

His friend Pogba is currently injured but Sidibe could face another pal Anthony Martial on Sunday if the United forward recovers from a twinge in his thigh.

Sidibe and Nabil Fekir celebrate winning the World Cup after France's 4-2 win over Croatia

Sidibe and Nabil Fekir celebrate winning the World Cup after France's 4-2 win over Croatia

Sidibe is hoping for a place in the Everton team when they take on Manchester United next

Sidibe is hoping for a place in the Everton team when they take on next

The pair played together for France in 2016 when Martial was tipped to be the next big thing before stalling at Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho.

Now he's back to his best and has scored in his last three games. Sidibe says: 'He's more experienced and has more responsibility with Marcus Rashford injured. I know what a handful he can be

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