Kylian Mbappe marked his first game as France captain with a brace in a 4-0 demolition of the Netherlands in Euro 2024 qualifying on Friday
Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann was named vice-captain after Manchester United centre-back Raphael Varane also hung up his boots following the defeat to Argentina in December.
The expanded 2026 men's World Cup in North America will start with 12 groups of four teams in a change from the original planned format of 16 groups of three, football's world governing body FIFA announced on Tuesday
Just Fontaine, the all-time top scorer in a single World Cup finals with 13 goals, has died aged 89
Lionel Messi beat his Paris Saint-Germain teammate, and World Cup final rival, Kylian Mbappe to the men's gong with Ballon d'Or winner Karim Benzema having been the other contender to claim the prize
French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet resigned on Tuesday following accusations of sexual and psychological harassment
Kylian Mbappe faces three weeks out with a thigh injury and will miss the first leg of Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League last-16 tie against Bayern Munich on February 14
The Manchester United defender made his France debut in 2013 and won 93 caps for Les Bleus. He had been in the running to take over as captain following the retirement of Hugo Lloris last month.
Argentina defeated France in the FIFA World Cup final in Qatar in December, 2022
Lloris, who made his international debut as a 21-year-old in a friendly against Uruguay in November 2008, bows out after becoming France's most-capped player during the World Cup.
Didier Deschamps said on Saturday he will remain France coach until the 2026 World Cup after leading the team to the final of the last two editions
Argentina star Lionel Messi recently helped the national team lift the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez grabbed a lot of attention but for all the wrong reason after he mocked the French star Kylian Mbappe during the FIFA World Cup victory bus parade
Kylian Mbappe said he will never get over the disappointment of losing the World Cup final after the France star scored the winner on his return to action for Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday
Lionel Messi's second goal in the FIFA World Cup final became the subject of controversy after claims of it being 'illegitimate' emerged. The FIFA World Cup final referee has now broken his silence on the matter.
The president of the French Football Federation Noel Le Graet has reportedly lodged a formal complaint with Argentina Football Association (AFA) over Emiliano Martinez making fun of Kylian Mbappe during the victory parade of Argentina national football team.
Celebrity chef Salt Bae has been slammed by many over his FIFA World Cup 2022 final antics
World Cup winners Argentina have risen to second in the FIFA rankings with quarter-finalists Brazil still on top