In the pantheons of World Cup legacy, France must be one of the most talked-about nations in the tournament's history. Whether it’s success on the pitch, fighting in the camp or the breath-taking performances from some of the game’s greatest players, France is always up there taking top billing.
From winning the 1998 tournament in their own backyard to losing that opening game against Senegal four years later, life is never boring around the France national team.
This current side is no different. There are stories of redemption, promising youngsters, questions over selection and the overall hope of a nation.
Here are 10 things you need to know about Didier Deschamps’ France.