France Fifa World Cup 2022 Squad, Players List, Lineup, Fixtures: As we are heading towards the most important sporting event of the year, the FIFA World Cup 2022, there is huge excitement and hype among FIFA fans to reveal their favorite team’s stats. France is one among them, the former World Champions is one of the front-runners to win the Qatar 2022 title. The strength of the team lies among the best names associated with the squad capable enough to continue the winning streak. The squad has recently bagged the UEFA Nations League title and now all eyes are on the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Finals.
The squad showed unbeatable execution in the qualification round beating the group teams Ukraine, Finland, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Kazakhstan.
35 years old athlete, Hugo Lloris an experienced and one of the best goalkeepers in the world is once again ready to lead the squad for the upcoming 2022 World Cup. He holds a decent record on the field with 336 appearances for the London Club and a total of 139 appearances for France in International events.
His experience and talent will help the team to retain its position as the World Cup Champions.
Head Coach of the team Didier Deschamps will remain with the French Soccer squad for the 10th year and his presence and talent will bring confidence and team spirit among the players which was earlier displayed in the 1998 FIFA World Cup as champions.
World Cup Record
France holds a robust world cup record, having won the 2018 title by beating Croatia 4-2 in the finals. The squad showed its dominance throughout the tournament beating Argentina, Uruguay, and Belgium.
Under the leadership of Zinedine Zidane – the squad won their first ever world cup title in 1998 defeating the strong opponent Brazil. The team showed outstanding performance in the 2006 finals but failed to clinch the title after losing against Italy in the penalty round. The strength of the team lies in the dreadful attack making it impossible for the opponent to stabilize throughout the game. So once again France is believed to be the strong winning contender as it is the only team to have won back-to-back titles since Brazil in 1958 and 1962.
How many players will be in France World Cup squad?
26 players will be in the squad.
France Fifa World Cup 2022 Squad
Head Coach Didier Deschamps revealed the list of the France World Cup 2022 Squad which came with his last selection for the June Nationals League matches against Denmark, Croatia (twice), and Austria. One of the key players N’Golo Kante suffered a major injury at the beginning of the 2021/22 season but later was included in the squad.
Hugo Lloris will captain the team, in association with front runners Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema, and Antoine Griezmann. After recovering from injury, two players Presnel Kimpembe and Raphael Varane find their place in the squad.
GK: Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda, Alphonse Areola
DF: Lucas Hernandez, Theo Hernandez, Presnel Kimpembe, Ibrahima Konate, Jules Kounde, Benjamin Pavard, William Saliba, Raphael Varane, Dayot Upamecano