Australia

AUS


 

Nickname(s) Les Bleus (The Blues)
Les Tricolores (The Tri-colours)
Association French Football Federation(FFF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Didier Deschamps
Captain Hugo Lloris
Most caps Lilian Thuram (142)
Top scorer Thierry Henry (51)
Home stadium Stade de France
FIFA code FRA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current Steady (17 May 2018)
Highest (May 2001 – May 2002)
Lowest 27 (September 2010)
Elo ranking
Current Steady (18 April 2018)
Highest (most recently July 2007)
Lowest 40 (March–July 1930)
First international
 Belgium 3–3 France 
(BrusselsBelgium; 1 May 1904)
Biggest win
 France 10–0 Azerbaijan 
(AuxerreFrance; 6 September 1995)
Biggest defeat
 Denmark 17–1 France 
(LondonEngland; 22 October 1908)
World Cup
Appearances 15 (first in 1930)
Best result Champions, 1998
European Championship
Appearances 9 (first in 1960)
Best result Champions, 1984 and 2000
Confederations Cup
Appearances 2 (first in 2001)
Best result Champions, 2001 and 2003

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The following players were called up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and preceding warm-up matches.


Caps and goals as of 27 March after the match against Russia.

#
Pos.
Player
Date of birth (age)
Caps
Goals
Club
1
GK
Hugo Lloris (Captain)
26 December 1986 (age 31)
96
0
England Tottenham Hotspur
16
GK
Steve Mandanda
28 March 1985 (age 33)
26
0
France Marseille
23
GK
Alphonse Areola
27 February 1993 (age 25)
0
0
France Paris Saint-Germain

2
DF
Benjamin Pavard
28 March 1996 (age 22)
3
0
Germany VfB Stuttgart
3
DF
Presnel Kimpembe
13 August 1995 (age 22)
1
0
France Paris Saint-Germain
4
DF
Raphaël Varane
25 April 1993 (age 25)
41
2
Spain Real Madrid
5
DF
Samuel Umtiti
14 November 1993 (age 24)
16
1
Spain Barcelona
17
DF
Adil Rami
27 December 1985 (age 32)
33
1
France Marseille
19
DF
Djibril Sidibé
29 July 1992 (age 25)
15
1
France Monaco
21
DF
Lucas Hernández
14 February 1996 (age 22)
2
0
Spain Atlético Madrid
22
DF
Benjamin Mendy
17 July 1994 (age 23)
4
0
England Manchester City

6
MF
Paul Pogba
15 March 1993 (age 25)
51
9
England Manchester United
8
MF
Thomas Lemar
12 November 1995 (age 22)
10
3
France Monaco
12
MF
Corentin Tolisso
3 August 1994 (age 23)
6
0
Germany Bayern Munich
13
MF
N’Golo Kanté
29 March 1991 (age 27)
22
1
England Chelsea
14
MF
Blaise Matuidi
9 April 1987 (age 31)
64
9
Italy Juventus
15
MF
Steven Nzonzi
15 December 1988 (age 29)
2
0
Spain Sevilla

7
FW
Antoine Griezmann
21 March 1991 (age 27)
51
19
Spain Atlético Madrid
9
FW
Olivier Giroud
30 September 1986 (age 31)
71
30
England Chelsea
10
FW
Kylian Mbappé
20 December 1998 (age 19)
12
3
France Paris Saint-Germain
11
FW
Ousmane Dembélé
15 May 1997 (age 21)
9
1
Spain Barcelona
18
FW
Nabil Fekir
18 July 1993 (age 24)
10
1
France Lyon
20
FW
Florian Thauvin
26 January 1993 (age 25)
3
0
France Marseille
Recent call-ups
The following players have been called up for France squad within the past 12 months.
Pos.
Player
Date of birth (age)
Caps
Goals
Club
Latest call-up
GK
Benoît Costil
3 July 1987 (age 30)
1
0
France Bordeaux
2018 FIFA World Cup PRE

DF
Mamadou Sakho
13 July 1990 (age 27)
28
2
England Crystal Palace
2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF
Mathieu Debuchy
28 July 1985 (age 32)
27
2
France Saint-Étienne
2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF
Lucas Digne
20 July 1993 (age 24)
21
0
Spain Barcelona
2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF
Kurt Zouma
27 October 1994 (age 23)
2
0
England Stoke City
2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF
Laurent Koscielny
10 September 1985 (age 32)
51
1
England Arsenal
v.  Russia, 27 March 2018 INJ
DF
Christophe Jallet
31 October 1983 (age 34)
16
1
France Nice
v.  Germany, 14 November 2017
DF
Layvin Kurzawa
4 September 1992 (age 25)
11
1
France Paris Saint-Germain
v.  Germany, 14 November 2017
DF
Jordan Amavi
9 March 1994 (age 24)
0
0
France Marseille
v.  Belarus, 10 October 2017

MF
Moussa Sissoko
16 August 1989 (age 28)
53
2
England Tottenham Hotspur
2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF
Kingsley Coman
13 June 1996 (age 21)
15
1
Germany Bayern Munich
2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF
Adrien Rabiot
3 April 1995 (age 23)
6
0
France Paris Saint-Germain
2018 FIFA World Cup PRE / WTD

FW
Anthony Martial
5 December 1995 (age 22)
18
1
England Manchester United
2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
FW
Alexandre Lacazette
28 May 1991 (age 26)
16
3
England Arsenal
2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
FW
Wissam Ben Yedder
12 August 1990 (age 27)
1
0
Spain Sevilla
2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
FW
Dimitri Payet
29 March 1987 (age 31)
37
8
France Marseille
v.  Belarus, 10 October 2017 INJ
Notes

INJ Withdrew due to injury
PRE Preliminary squad / standby
RET Retired from international football
SUS Suspended from national team
WTD Withdrew due to other reasons

 

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