THE CHAMPIONS

IN STATS

Les Bleus are crowned FIFA World Cup kings for the 2nd time, but did you know...

2

France join Argentina and Uruguay with 2 World Cup victories. Brazil (5), Germany and Italy (4 each) are the only nations more successful.


20

The number of years between France’s 1st and 2nd World Cups (1998 and 2018). Germany (1954 and 1974) and Uruguay (1930 and 1950) both waited the same number of years between their 1st 2 championships.

3

Didier Deschamps became just the 3rd man to win the World Cup as a player and a coach, following Mario Zagallo (BRA) and Franz Beckenbauer (GER)


CRUISING

France are the 1st team to win the World Cup without having to play extra-time in the knockout phase since Brazil in 2002

11

France scored 11 times in 4 knockout matches, including 4 goals in 2 different matches. They scored 14 total at Russia 2018, for an average of 2 per match.


THE SENSATION

FIFA Young Player Award winner Kylian Mbappe became the 2nd youngest scorer in a World Cup Final after the great Pele in 1958


DYNAMIC DUO

Antoine Griezmann finished 2nd in the Golden Boot race (behind Harry Kane), scoring 4 times with 2 assists in 7 matches. Mbappe also scored 4 times.


FINAL SCORE

The last team to score 4 goals in the final was the legendary Brazil team in 1970, but remarkably 4-2 is the most frequent result in a World Cup Final (occurring 4 times now)

FOR YEARS

TO COME?

France’s starting team was the youngest (26 years, 3 months) in a World Cup Final since Argentina in 1978


DIG DEEPER

Check out the statistics section on FIFA.com for more on France and the rest of the Russia 2018 teams and players...

WORLD CUP STATS