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The Fraunce naitional fitbaw team (French: Équipe de France) represents Fraunce in internaitional fitbaw. It is fieldit bi the French Fitbaa Federation (French: Fédération Française de Football), the govrenin body o fitbaw in Fraunce, an competes as a member o UEFA, which encompasses the kintras o Europe. The naitional team's tradeetional colours are blue, white an reid, the colors o the naitional flag o Fraunce, kent as the drapeau tricolore, an the coq gaulois is the seembol o the team. Fraunce is colloquially kent as Les Bleus (The Blues), which is the name associatit wi aw o the kintra's sportin naitional teams, due tae the blue shirts each team incorporates.

Fraunce
Nickname(s) Les Bleus (The Blues)
Les Tricolores (The Tri-colors)
Association Fédération Française
de Football
(FFF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Heid coach Didier Deschamps
Caiptain Hugo Lloris[1]
Maist kaips Lilian Thuram (142)
Tap scorer Thierry Henry (51)
Hame stadium Stade de France
FIFA code FRA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA rankin
Current 19
Heichest 1 (Mey 2001 – Mey 2002)
Lawest 27 (September 2010)
Elo rankin
Current 12
Heichest 1 (maist recently Julie 2007)
Lawest 44 (Mey 1928
Februar 1930)
First international
 Belgium 3–3 Fraunce Fraunce
(Brussels, Belgium; 1 Mey 1904)
Biggest win
Fraunce Fraunce 10–0 Azerbaijan 
(Auxerre, Fraunce; 6 September 1995)
Biggest defeat
 Denmark 17–1 Fraunce Fraunce
(Lunnon, Ingland; 22 October 1908)
Warld Cup
Appearances 15 (first in 1930)
Best result Winners, 1998 and 2018
European Championship
Appearances 8 (first in 1960)
Best result Winners, 1984 an 2000
Confederations Cup
Appearances 2 (first in 2001)
Best result Winners, 2001 an 2003


Table o contents

PlayersEedit

Current squadEedit

The follaeing 23 players wur cawed up tae the squad for the 2014 FIFA Warld Cup.

Caps and goals as of 8 June 2014, after friendly match against Jamaica.
0#0 Pos. Player Date o birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Hugo Lloris (captain) (1986-12-26) 26 December 1986 (age 32) 57 0   Tottenham Hotspur
16 1GK Stéphane Ruffier (1986-09-27) 27 September 1986 (age 32) 2 0   Saint Étienne
23 1GK Mickaël Landreau (1979-05-14) 14 Mey 1979 (age 40) 11 0   Bastia

2 2DF Mathieu Debuchy (1985-07-28) 28 Julie 1985 (age 34) 21 2   Newcastle United
3 2DF Patrice Evra (1981-05-15) 15 Mey 1981 (age 38) 58 0   Manchester United
4 2DF Raphaël Varane (1993-04-25) 25 Aprile 1993 (age 26) 6 0   Real Madrid
5 2DF Mamadou Sakho (1990-02-13) 13 Februar 1990 (age 29) 19 2   Liverpool
13 2DF Eliaquim Mangala (1991-02-13) 13 Februar 1991 (age 28) 3 0   Porto
15 2DF Bacary Sagna (1983-02-14) 14 Februar 1983 (age 36) 41 0   Manchester City
17 2DF Lucas Digne (1993-07-20) 20 Julie 1993 (age 26) 2 0   Paris Saint-Germain
21 2DF Laurent Koscielny (1985-09-10) 10 September 1985 (age 33) 17 0   Arsenal

6 3MF Yohan Cabaye (1986-01-14) 14 Januar 1986 (age 33) 30 3   Paris Saint-Germain
7 3MF Rémy Cabella (1990-03-08) 8 Mairch 1990 (age 29) 1 0   Montpellier
8 3MF Mathieu Valbuena (1984-09-28) 28 September 1984 (age 34) 34 5   Marseille
11 3MF Antoine Griezmann (1991-03-21) 21 Mairch 1991 (age 28) 4 3   Real Sociedad
12 3MF Rio Mavuba (1984-03-08) 8 Mairch 1984 (age 35) 12 0   Lille
14 3MF Blaise Matuidi (1987-04-09) 9 Aprile 1987 (age 32) 23 3   Paris Saint-Germain
18 3MF Moussa Sissoko (1989-08-16) 16 August 1989 (age 29) 17 0   Newcastle United
19 3MF Paul Pogba (1993-03-15) 15 Mairch 1993 (age 26) 11 2   Juventus
22 3MF Morgan Schneiderlin (1989-11-08) 8 November 1989 (age 29) 1 0   Southampton

9 4FW Olivier Giroud (1986-09-30) 30 September 1986 (age 32) 30 8   Arsenal
10 4FW Karim Benzema (1987-12-19) 19 December 1987 (age 31) 66 21   Real Madrid
20 4FW Loïc Rémy (1987-01-02) 2 Januar 1987 (age 32) 23 5   QPR

Recent caw-upsEedit

The follaein players hae been cawed up for Fraunce squad within the past 12 months.

Pos. Player Date o birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest caw-up
GK Steve Mandanda (1985-03-28) 28 Mairch 1985 (age 34) 16 0   Marseille 2014 FIFA Warld Cup INJ

DF Benoît Trémoulinas (1985-12-28) 28 December 1985 (age 33) 2 0   Saint-Étienne 2014 FIFA Warld Cup (staundbi)
DF Loïc Perrin (1985-08-07) 7 August 1985 (age 34) 0 0   Saint-Étienne 2014 FIFA Warld Cup (staundbi)
DF Éric Abidal (1979-09-11) 11 September 1979 (age 39) 67 0   Monaco v.   Ukraine, 19 November 2013
DF Gaël Clichy (1985-07-26) 26 Julie 1985 (age 34) 20 0   Manchester City v.   Ukraine, 19 November 2013
DF Rod Fanni (1981-12-06) 6 December 1981 (age 37) 5 0   Marseille v.   Finland, 15 October 2013
DF Kurt Zouma (1994-10-27) 27 October 1994 (age 24) 0 0   Saint-Étienne v.   Finland, 15 October 2013
DF Adil Rami (1985-12-27) 27 December 1985 (age 33) 26 1   Milan v.   Belaroushie, 10 September 2013

MF Franck Ribéry (1983-04-07) 7 Aprile 1983 (age 36) 81 16   Bayern Munich 2014 FIFA Warld Cup INJ
MF Clément Grenier (1991-01-07) 7 Januar 1991 (age 28) 5 0   Lyon 2014 FIFA Warld Cup INJ
MF Maxime Gonalons (1989-03-10) 10 Mairch 1989 (age 30) 6 0   Lyon 2014 FIFA Warld Cup (standby)
MF Dimitri Payet (1987-03-29) 29 Mairch 1987 (age 32) 7 0   Marseille v.   Netherlands, 5 Mairch 2014
MF Josuha Guilavogui (1990-09-19) 19 September 1990 (age 28) 5 0   Atlético Madrid v.   Netherlands, 5 Mairch 2014
MF Samir Nasri (1987-06-26) 26 Juin 1987 (age 32) 41 5   Manchester City v.   Ukraine, 19 November 2013
MF Étienne Capoue (1988-07-11) 11 Julie 1988 (age 31) 7 1   Tottenham Hotspur v.   Belaroushie, 10 September 2013
MF Geoffrey Kondogbia (1993-02-15) 15 Februar 1993 (age 26) 1 0   Monaco v.   Belaroushie, 10 September 2013

FW Alexandre Lacazette (1991-05-28) 28 Mey 1991 (age 28) 2 0   Lyon 2014 FIFA Warld Cup (staundbi)
FW André-Pierre Gignac (1985-12-05) 5 December 1985 (age 33) 17 4   Marseille v.   Belaroushie, 10 September 2013
Notes

INJ Player widrew frae the squad due tae an injury

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Hugo Lloris named as France's Euro 2012 captain". Sporting News. 28 February 2012. Retrieved 28 February 2012.