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France in the World Cup Finals

World Cup Appearances:
Korea-Japan 2002 was France's 11th appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Best World Cup Performance:
Winning the trophy on home soil in France 1998.

France in the 2002 World Cup

Fédération Française de Football
Group A

France vs Senegal

France came into the tournament as World Cup Champions but, without the inspirational Zinedine Zidane playing in their opening game, they stumbled to newcomers Senagal.

France vs Uruguay

France have yet to score, producing the first scoreless draw in the the Korea-Japan 2002 World Cup Finals, but are still in the tournament.

Denmark vs France

Zinedine Zidane returned for France but stop the World Champions from crashing out of the World Cup Finals without scoring a single goal.

Knockout Stage

France failed to qualify for the Second Round.

Union of European Football Associations.

Fédération Française de Football.

France World Cup Squad


1 Ulrich Rame (Girondins Bordeaux)
16 Fabien Barthez (Manchester United)
23 Gregory Coupet (Olympique Lyon)


2 Vincent Candela (AS Roma)
3 Bixente Lizarazu (Bayern Munich)
5 Philippe Christanval (Barcelona)
8 Marcel Desailly (Chelsea)
13 Mikael Silvestre (Manchester United)
15 Lilian Thuram (Juventus)
18 Frank Leboeuf (Olympique Marseille)
19 Willy Sagnol (Bayern Munich)
21 Christophe Dugarry (Girondins Bordeaux)


4 Patrick Vieira (Arsenal)
7 Claude Makelele (Real Madrid)
10 Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid)
14 Alain Boghossian (Parma)
17 Emmanuel Petit (Chelsea)
22 Johan Micoud (Parma)


6 Youri Djorkaeff (Bolton Wanderers)
9 Djibril Cisse (AJ Auxerre)
11 Sylvain Wiltord (Arsenal)
12 Thierry Henry (Arsenal)
20 David Trezeguet (Juventus)

Roger Lemerre.

Teams by Group

2002 FIFA World Cup matches in Korea
In Korea

Group A
Travel to Denmark Denmark, Travel to France France, Travel to Senegal Senegal, Travel to Uruguay Uruguay.

Group B
Travel to Paraguay Paraguay, Travel to Slovenia Slovenia, Travel to Spain Spain, Travel to South Africa South Africa.

Group C
Travel to Brazil Brazil, Travel to China China, Travel to Costa Rica Costa Rica, Travel to Turkey Turkey.

Group D
Travel to Poland Poland, Travel to Portugal Portugal, Travel to South Korea South Korea, Travel to USA United States.

Korea First Round Matches.

2002 FIFA World Cup matches in Japan
In Japan

Group E
Travel to Cameroon Cameroon, Travel to Germany Germany, Travel to Ireland Republic of Ireland, Travel to Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia.

Group F
Travel to Argentina Argentina, Travel to England England, Travel to Nigeria Nigeria, Travel to Sweden Sweden.

Group G
Travel to Croatia Croatia, Travel to Ecuador Ecuador, Travel to Italy Italy, Travel to Mexico Mexico.

Group H
Travel to Belgium Belgium, Travel to Japan Japan, Travel to Russia Russia, Travel to Tunisia Tunisia.

Japan First Round Matches.

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