The French football team brings together the best French players. It regularly takes part in the Champion's League and the World Cup. "Les Bleus" won the World Cup in 1998 by beating Brazil.
Every year, the French professional clubs play against each other in le championnat and la coupe de France. The top-performing clubs are: Association sportive de Saint-Etienne (ASSE), Olympique de Marseille (OM), Olympique Lyonnais (OL), Football club de Nantes (FCNA) and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).
The OM and PSG are bitter rivals!
The best football players in France's history are Raymond Kopa, Michel Platini and Zinedine Zidane.