France National Football Team Roster Players 2018 World Cup Squad

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France National Football Team Roster
France National Football Team Roster

France National Football Team Roster – Who does not know French national football team? For football lovers, they are one of the best national teams ever. French always has good players to join the national team. Even though the league is not as interesting as leagues from Italy, Spain, and England, their national team always has a big respect for other national teams from other countries. If you want to know more about it, you may need to pay attention to their history.

About French National Football Team
What is the nickname of National Football Team of French? Football lovers surely answer “Les Blues”. That is right; Les Blues is the nickname of French national team where it means “the Blue”. They are called as its nickname because their home jersey color is always dominated by blue color. Their association is named as Federation Francaise de Football. In FIFA, the code of national team is FRA.

The Road of French National Football Team in the World Cup
French firstly joined the World Cup competition in 1930. Until 1994, French has never won the World Cup even though they became one of the most favorite teams many times. The best achievement is to get the third rank in the World Cup in 1958 and 1986. They also have ever not being qualified in the World Cup 6 times in 1950, 1962, 1970, 1974, 1990, and 1994. In the World Cup 1998, they were so confident with many good players. As a result, they won the World Cup for the first time after beating Brazil in the final game. Unfortunately, French national football team could not go far in the next World Cup because they lose against Senegal in the group stage.

The Road of French National Football Team in the EURO Cup
People will never forget French national football team’s World Cup. However, they have good achievements in the Europa competition. In EURO Cup, French have ever won it twice in 1984 and 2000. Besides those achievements, the best achievement is to reach the semifinal in 1996. They were also not qualified many times from 1964 to 1980. If you want to know about French Soccer Squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup Rusia Qualifiers, look this table.

France Soccer Team World Cup 2018 Roster:

Name Birthday Club
Hugo Lloris 26/12/1986 Tottenham
Alphonse Aréola 27/02/1993 PSG
Steve Mandanda 28/03/1985 Crystal Palace
Benoît Costil 03/07/1987 Stade Rennes
Patrice Evra 15/05/1981 Marseille
Samuel Umtiti 14/11/1993 FC Barcelona
Raphaël Varane 25/04/1993 Real Madrid
Sébastien Corchia 01/11/1990 Lille OSC
Christophe Jallet 31/10/1983 Lyon
Presnell Kimpembe 13/08/1995 PSG
Lucas Digne 20/07/1993 FC Barcelona
Jérémy Mathieu 29/10/1983 FC Barcelona
Benjamin Mendy 17/07/1994 AS Monaco
Laurent Koscielny 10/09/1985 Arsenal FC
Layvin Kurzawa 04/09/1992 PSG
Aymeric Laporte 27/05/1994 Athletic Bilbao
Eliaquim Mangala 13/02/1991 Valencia
Adil Rami 27/12/1985 Sevilla FC
Bacary Sagna 14/02/1983 Man City
Djibril Sidibé 29/07/1992 AS Monaco
Kurt Zouma 27/10/1994 Chelsea FC
Blaise Matuidi 09/04/1987 PSG
Dimitri Payet 29/03/1987 Marseille
N’Golo Kanté 29/03/1991 Chelsea FC
Tiemoué Bakayoko 17/08/1994 AS Monaco
Yohan Cabaye 14/01/1986 Crystal Palace
Geoffrey Kondogbia 15/02/1993 Inter
Florian Thauvin 26/01/1993 Olympique Marseille
Corentin Tolisso 03/08/1994 Olympique Lyon
Thomas Lemar 12/11/1995 AS Monaco
Adrien Rabiot 03/04/1995 PSG
Moussa Sissoko 16/08/1989 Tottenham Hotspur
Paul Pogba 15/03/1993 Man United
Antoine Griezmann 21/03/1991 Atlético Madrid
Alexandre Lacazette 28/05/1991 Olympique Lyon
Nabil Fekir 18/07/1993 Olympique Lyon
Kevin Gameiro 09/05/1987 Atlético Madrid
André-Pierre Gignac 05/12/1985 UANL Tigres
Olivier Giroud 30/09/1986 Arsenal FC
Kingsley Coman 13/06/1996 Bayern München
Ousmane Dembélé 15/05/1997 Borussia Dortmund
Anthony Martial 05/12/1995 Manchester United
Kylian Mbappé 20/12/1998 AS Monaco
Didier Deschamps 15/10/1968

French in the World Cup 2006
Based on the France national football team history, they always have great football players. In 2006, they joined the World Cup confidently Moreover after they beat Brazil in the knockout phase. French almost got their dream once again after they reached the final. In the final game, they will face Italy. Unfortunately, they lose against Italy through penalties after they played with the same scores until the extra time. In that game, there was also an incident that will never be forgotten where Zinedine Zidane got the red card from the referee after he butts Materazzi’s chest.

After their great football players retired, French is now predicted to have a golden era because they have so many young and potential football players who have proven their capacity in their own football clubs. So, French national football team will always become one of the best teams in the world.

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