For ten years, Franck has been the henchman of a provincial football club. Living off petty crime during the day and surveillance of players at night, he one day encounters Salomé, the rejected mistress of a striker. They become lovers.
But Djibril Azembert, an ancient star of French football, comes to the club to finish his career. Between Salomé, Franck, and Djibril a strange comedy of manners ensues.