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France France.png
Team Name France
Nickname(s) Les Bleus (The Blues)
Les Tricolores (The Tri-colors)
Stadium Stade de France
Manager France Didier Deschamps
Captain Hugo Lloris
Confederation UEFA.png UEFA

The French are classed as being one one of the best national teams in the game due to their strength in depth and world class players in a variety of positions. They however lack a midfield playmaker due to the retirement of Zinedine Zidane and therefore are more reliant on wing play than playing through the middle. They have been licensed since PES6 with a home kit of blue shirts, white shorts and red socks and an away strip of all white with red and blue trim. There unlicensed kit in the earlier games had them playing in white socks for their home strip.


[edit] Tactics & Players

The most effective formation for France is usually 4-4-2 with Jeremy Toulalan and Lassana Diarra as holding midfielders and having fast skillful players on the flanks such as Franck Ribery and Samir Nasri to supply Thierry Henry and Karim Benzema. 4-3-3 is also effective by sacrificing either Vieira or Makelele for a further attacking option. It does however leave the team suspect to counter attacks, however they are equipped well at the back to deal with any sort of attacks, having players like William Gallas , Patrice Evra and Eric Abidal.

[edit] Controversy

Many criticised Konami after they included Lilian Thuram in PES 2009 even though he had already retired and failed to correct this in the November Update. France also had their old kits in the original version but this was fixed during the update. It is worth noting that Willy Sagnol has also retired. Claude Makelele has retired from International football and Gregory Coupet has not been selected since the European Championships 2008.

[edit] PES 2018 Squad

Pos. No. Name
GK.png 1 Hugo Lloris
CB.png 21 Laurent Koscielny
CB.png 22 Samuel Umtiti
RB.png 2 Christophe Jallet
LB.png 15 Benjamin Mendy
DMF.png 13 N'Golo Kante
CMF.png 14 Blaise Matuidi
CMF.png 6 Paul Pogba
RWF.png 7 Antoine Griezmann
LWF.png 12 Kylian Mbappe
CF.png 9 Olivier Giroud
GK.png 23 Benoit Costil
GK.png 16 Alphonse Areola
CB.png 4 Raphael Varane
RB.png 19 Djibril Sidibe
LB.png 3 Layvin Kurzawa
CMF.png 18 Adrien Rabiot
CMF.png 5 Corentin Tolisso
RMF.png 20 Moussa Sissoko
LWF.png 8 Dimitri Payet
LWF.png 17 Thomas Lemar
LWF.png 11 Ousmane Dembele
CF.png 10 Alexandre Lacazette

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