France Team Profile World Cup 2010

The France national football team represents the nation of France in international football. It is fielded by the French Football Federation and competes as a member of UEFA.

and are one of seven national teams to have won the competition, which they did in 1998 when they hosted the World Cup. They defeated Brazil 3–0 in the final. France and England share the record of having one World Cup victory. France has also won two France was one of the four European teams that participated at the inaugural World Cup in 1930UEFA European Football Championships, winning the first in 1984, led by Ballon d'Or winner Michel Platini, and the most recent in 2000, led by FIFA World Player of the Year Zin├ędine Zidane. Following France's 2001 Confederations Cup victory, they became, along with Argentina, the only national teams to win the three most important men's titles organized by FIFA: the World Cup, the Confederations Cup, and the Olympic Tournament.

France currently share a competitive rivalry with neighbors Italy, whom they first contested in 1910. The rivalry laid dormant for awhile, but re-ignited following the controversial circumstances surrounding Zin├ędine Zidane's sending-off in the 2006 World Cup final.

France Team Profile Matches Road to 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa
06/09/08 20:45Vienna AustriaAustria3:1 (2:0)FranceFrance
10/09/08 21:00Saint-Denis FranceFrance2:1 (0:0)SerbiaSerbia
11/10/08 21:40Constanta RomaniaRomania2:2 (2:1)FranceFrance
28/03/09 21:45Kaunas LithuaniaLithuania0:1 (0:0)FranceFrance
01/04/09 21:00Saint-Denis FranceFrance1:0 (0:0)LithuaniaLithuania
12/08/09 17:00Torshavn Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands0:1 (0:1)FranceFrance
05/09/09 21:00Saint-Denis FranceFrance1:1 (0:0)RomaniaRomania
09/09/09 21:00Belgrade SerbiaSerbia1:1 (1:1)FranceFrance
10/10/09 21:00Guingamp FranceFrance5:0 (2:0)Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands
14/10/09 21:00Saint-Denis FranceFrance3:1 (2:0)AustriaAustria
14/11/09 20:00Dublin Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland0:1 (0:0)FranceFrance
18/11/09 21:00Saint-Denis FranceFrance1:1 a.e.t. (0:1, 0:1)Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland


France team last standing position 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifying

TeamMPWDLGFGAPts
SerbiaSerbia *1071222822
FranceFrance **1063118921
AustriaAustria10424141514
LithuaniaLithuania10406101112
RomaniaRomania10334121812
Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands101185204

France Team Record in FIFA World Cup
Year Result Position GP W D* L GS GA
Uruguay 1930 Round 1 7 3 1 0 2 4 3
Italy 1934 Round 1 9 1 0 0 1 2 3
France 1938 Quarterfinals 6 2 1 0 1 4 4
Brazil 1950 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Switzerland 1954 Round 1 11 2 1 0 1 3 3
Sweden 1958 Third place 3 6 4 0 2 23 15
Chile 1962 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
England 1966 Round 1 13 3 0 1 2 2 5
Mexico 1970 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Germany 1974 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Argentina 1978 Round 1 12 3 1 0 2 5 5
Spain 1982 Fourth place 4 7 3 2 2 16 12
Mexico 1986 Third place 3 7 4 2 1 12 6
Italy 1990 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
United States 1994 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
France 1998 Champions 1 7 6 1 0 15 2
South KoreaJapan 2002 Round 1 28 3 0 1 2 0 3
Germany 2006 Final 2 7 4 3 0 9 3
South Africa 2010 Qualified - - - - - - -
Total 13/19 1 Title 51 25 10 16 95 64



 

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