France national team best players of all time


France national team is a team that competes for FIFA World Cup. France’s national team has many best players who have brought the championships to the country. Here is the list of them!

1- Zinedine Zidane

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Zidane is one of the best players in France national team history. He was born on June 23, 1972. He has played for Real Madrid and Juventus during his active career. He worked as a coach for Real Madrid after retirement. Currently, he works as an assistant manager under Carlo Ancelotti at PSG (Paris Saint-German Football Club).

2- Michel Platini

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Michel Platini is another key player in France national team history. He was born on June 21, 1955. He played for Juventus and France national team during his active career. After retirement, he became president of UEFA (Union of European Football Associations). He is one of the best football players in France’s national team history.

3- Raymond Kopa

Kopa was born on September 5, 1933, and he played for Stade de Reims and Real Madrid during his active career. He also became a member’s of France national team roster frequently. He worked as Ancelotti’s assistant while playing at Cannes. After retirement, he worked under Ancelotti at AC Milan (Athletic Club Milano ).

4- Jean Tigana

Jean Tigana was born on December 23, 1953, and he played for AS Monaco during his active career. Currently, he works as an expert commentator on the beIN Sports TV channel in France. The Moroccan coach Dragan Dzajic was his best friend. They were colleagues during their active careers and they also worked together in AS Monaco.

5- Patrick Battiston

Patrick Battiston was born on April 25, 1958, and he played for Bordeaux and Saint Etienne during his active career. He is one of the best football players in French national team history. During his time with Nice, he publicly declared that Ancelotti jeopardized him while playing against him at AS Monaco.

6- Laurent Blanc

Blanc was born on February 13, 1965. He played for AS Monaco during his active career. Later he worked as the coach of the France national team and the Paris Saint-German Football Club (PSG). He is one of the best defenders in French football history.

7- Robert Jonquet

Robert Jonquet was born on January 10, 1922, and he played for Stade de Reims and Real Madrid during his active career. He also became a member of the Frence national team roster frequently. His son Alain currently works as an expert commentator on the SFR Sports TV channel in France.

8- Jean-Pierre Papin

Papin was born on October 6, 1963, and he played for AC Marseille, AC Milan, and Bordeaux during his active career. He also became a member of the French national team roster frequently. He was a striker who possessed excellent dribbling skills and shooting ability.

9- Marcel Desailly

Desailly was born on September 25, 1968, and he played for Olympique Marseille, AC Milan, Chelsea FC, and Qatar SC during his active career. He also became a member of the French national team roster frequently. He is considered one of the best defenders in France’s football history.

10- Christian Karembeu

Karembeu was born on December 5, 1970, and he played for Sporting Portugal, RC Deportivo La Coruna, Real Madrid CF, and Olympique de Marseille during his active career. He is one of the best midfielders in French football history.

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