French footballers over the years have been a dominant figure in world football and have made a good name for the French Football team as well as for themselves individually. Today we will find out some of the most famous French soccer players of all time.
Zinedine Zidane is a well-known Football coach and a former football player who used to represent the French National team in the international stage and till date, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest Football players of all time who used to play as an attacking midfielder.
He was one of those rare players who was well known for his play-making abilities, vision, ball passing, ball controls and his ability to direct the flow of the game as a leader.
Throughout his career, he received a lot of individual awards such as FIFA World Player of the Year in 1998, 2000 and 2003, and winning the 1998 Ballon d’Or. He was arguably the best player of his era because of this he has earned a lot of fan following and is one of the most famous French soccer player of all time.
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Kylian Mbappe is a well known French professional football player who plays for the Ligue 1 side Paris Saint Germain and is the present captain of the French National Football Team. He is regarded as one of the best football players at present who is well recognised because of his speed, dribbling abilities, finishing abilities and his ability to make runs while being off the ball.
He came into LimeLight during the 2018 FIFA World Cup when he was one of the most prominent attackers for the team and was a major part of the team that won the World Cup title. After that he was a regular for the club as well. He is frequently regarded as one of the best for his country as during the 2022 FIFA World Cup, he was on his beast mode when he carried the team to the finals and was the only France in the final who scored a hat trick but ended up on the losing side.
Thierry Henry is a well known formal professional French football player who at present works as a football coach, a football Pundit and a sports broadcaster. At present he is the coach of the French under 21 national football team but during his playing days he was undoubtedly one of the best Strikers and today he is considered as one of the greatest strikers of all time and surely one of the best ever Premier League players.
He was one of the main players of the Golden era of the club Arsenal and today he has been named as one of the greatest players in the history of the club. Over the years he had received a lot of appreciation for his playing style and several individual awards because of which he is considered as one of the most famous French Soccer players of all time.
Didier Deschamps is a well-known former professional French football player who used to play as a defensive midfielder and after retiring with a successful playing career he became the coach of the French National Football Team in the year 2012 and has helped the team win the 2018 FIFA World Cup and reach the finals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
During his playing days, he was the Pinnacle of the French National team and helped the team qualify for 3 Euro cups as well as for the FIFA World Cup. He was the captain of the French National team and led the team to become one of the most dominant forces in world football and win the 1998 FIFA World Cup Championship and the Euro Cup in the year 2000.
Paul pogba is a well known Professional football player who plays for the Serie A club Juventus and also represents the French National Football Team. Usually he plays as a central midfielder but he is also capable of playing different positions like left Winger, right Winger, a deep playmaker or a defensive fielder.
He was one of the most important players for the French squad that won the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Over the years he has been a regular starter for both his club and country because of which she has gained a lot of Fame and is one of the most famous French soccer players.
Karim Benzema is a well known French Professional football player who is the captain of the Al Ittihad team at the Saudi Pro League and he plays as a striker. Karim Benzema is considered as one of the best Strikers of the era and he is well known for his time with the Club Real Madrid which he joined in 2009 and left the club during the 2022 season.
Initially Benzema could not perform up to the mark but in the last few years he just turned himself into a beast striker and received the appreciation that he deserved. Because of his impressive performance, he went on to win the Ballon d’or which is the highest professional individual football award given to a player from France football.
N’Golo Kante is a well known French Professional football player who plays for the Al Ittihad team at the Saudi Pro League and he plays as a defensive midfielder. Kante came into LimeLight during his time at the club Chelsea in the English Premier League.
He was one of the most important players of the team who used to control the rhythm of the game for the team and was one of the most important part of the team that won the historic Champions League title in the 2021 season.
During the successful run of the 2018 FIFA World Cup for the French national team, he was an important player in the midfield who had played in all the matches for the team.
Kante is well known because of his defensive abilities and his ability to start the first attack, and his not giving up attitude even when he is tired because of which he has gained a lot of fan following. Another reason why Kante is such famous is his ability to keep smiling at the toughest situations and people have always seen him smiling.