France national football team is the men’s football team for France that has won the FIFA World Cup 2 times in 1998 and 2018. The team is the current World Champion of Football world. The team is governed by the French Football Federation. It comes under UEFA Confederation of Europe continent.
The French side is the current World Cup holders, having won the 2018 FIFA World Cup on 15 July 2018. When France won their only FIFA World Cup in 1998, Didier Deschamps and three-time FIFA World Player of the Year Zinedine Zidane was the part of the team.
With One FIFA World Cup, two UEFA European Football Championships and two FIFA Confederations Cups France also have an Olympic tournament in their honors list.
France produces some serious talents like Thierry Henry, Michel Platini, David Trezeguet, Zinedine Zidane, Just Fontaine, Olivier Giroud, and Karim Benzema.
Didier Deschamps is the current head coach and also a former player of France, who played as a defensive midfielder for not only France but also for several clubs, in France, Italy, England and Spain, some of the major clubs was Juventus, Chelsea and Valencia.
France Football Team History
The Football team created in 1904 around the time of FIFA’s foundation on 21 May 1904 and contested its first official international match on 1 May 1904 against Belgium. In 1930 the team has appeared their first FIFA World Cup.
The Stade de France is the home ground of the team that was opened in 1998.
|Team||France Football Team|
|FIFA Current Ranking||1|
|Top Scorer||Thierry Henry (51)|
|Most caps||Lilian Thuram (142)|
|Nickname(s)||Les Bleus (The Blues)|
|World Cup Appearances||16 times
Best Results- Won(1998 and 2018)
|European Championship-||9 times
Best Results- Won(1984 and 2000)
|Confederations Cup-||2 times
Best Results- Runners-up (2001 and 2003)