France national football team

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Soccerball.svg France
Association French Football Federation
Confederation UEFA
Nickname Les Bleus
Coach Didier Deschamps
Most caps Lilian Thuram (142)
Top scorer Thierry Henry (51)
FIFA ranking 7 Steady (June 2018)
First game 1 May 1904
v. Belgium (3-3)
Largest win 6 September 1995
v. Azerbaijan (10-0)
Largest loss 22 October 1908
v. Denmark (1-17)
World Cup
Appearances 15
First Apps 1930
Best result Champions (1998, 2018)
France after winning the 2018 World Cup.

The France national football team is the national football team of France. The team has won the 1998 FIFA World Cup, 2018 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 1984 and UEFA Euro 2000. The team came as second in the 2006 FIFA World Cup. In the 1958 FIFA World Cup and 1986 FIFA World Cup, the team finished in third place. The teams current coach is Didier Deschamps, who took over from Laurent Blanc.

Most appearances[change | change source]

As of 15 July 2018

     Highlighted names show that the player is still active.

# Name Career Caps Goals
1 Lilian Thuram 1994–2008 142 2
2 Thierry Henry 1997–2010 123 51
3 Marcel Desailly 1993–2004 116 3
4 Zinedine Zidane 1994–2006 108 31
5 Patrick Vieira 1997–2009 107 6
6 Hugo Lloris 2008–present 104 0
7 Didier Deschamps 1989–2000 103 4
8 Laurent Blanc 1989–2000 97 16
Bixente Lizarazu 1992–2004 97 2
10 Sylvain Wiltord 1999–2006 92 26

Top scorers[change | change source]

As of 15 July 2018

     Highlighted names show that the player is still active.

# Player Career Goals Caps Average
1 Thierry Henry 1997–2010 51 123 0.41
2 Michel Platini 1976–1987 41 72 0.57
3 David Trezeguet 1998–2008 34 71 0.48
4 Olivier Giroud 2011–present 31 81 0.38
Zinedine Zidane 1994–2006 31 108 0.29
6 Just Fontaine 1953–1960 30 21 1.43
Jean-Pierre Papin 1986–1995 30 54 0.56
8 Youri Djorkaeff 1993–2002 28 82 0.34
9 Karim Benzema 2007–present 27 81 0.33
10 Sylvain Wiltord 1999–2006 26 92 0.28