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Stephanie Morse. Soccer (Football) in France. FIFA. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association Established on May 21, 1904. Seven countries met in Paris, France to establish the federation. France, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden & Switzerland
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Stephanie Morse Soccer (Football) in France FIFA The Fédération Internationale de Football Association
  • Established on May 21, 1904.
  • Seven countries met in Paris, France to establish the federation.
  • France, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden & Switzerland
  • Is the global governing body for football association.
  • Responsible for organizing international tournaments, most famously the World Cup.
  • World Cup
  • Developed as a result of the success of the Olympic Football Tournament.
  • FIFA wanted its own World Champion.
  • The first FIFA World Cup was July 18, 1930 in Uruguay.
  • France scored the first goal in World Cup history.
  • Final match was between Argentina and Uruguay.
  • 4-2 game in front of 93,000 people.
  • FFF French Football Fédération
  • Founded right after World War II in 1919.
  • Women and Men national football teams.
  • Women teams are very little-known.
  • Famous French Football Cups for Men
  • Coupe de France (French Cup)
  • Coupe de la Ligue (League Cup)
  • Trophée des Champions (Champions’ Trophy)
  • Women only had the one cup
  • Championnat de France football de féminin (Female Football French Championship)
  • In the Beginning
  • France created a national team in 1904 a few months after the creation of FIFA.
  • France was considered a weak contender in World and European football.
  • National and club teams rarely won.
  • Renowned for having little interest in the game.
  • Hosted their first World Cup in 1938.
  • Were immediately defeated by Italy, who went on to win the Championship again Hungry.
  • World Cup 1998 Hosted by France
  • France defeated Brazil in the final match 3-0.
  • Received a multitude of awards in the tournament
  • 3rdAdidas Golden Ball award
  • Tied for 1stFIFA Fair Play Award
  • 1stMost Entertaining Team
  • 1stYashin Award for Best Goalkeeper
  • France’s World Cup Team As a Result…
  • This victory caused an explosive interest in football in France.
  • The win was a surprise to many and caused enormous national pride.
  • Today football players and coaches are highly sought after abroad.
  • Plays a unique role in French society.
  • The most watched sport in France.
  • Most popular sport.
  • Football is to France as Baseball is to America.
  • As they do in America, France has many youth leagues.
  • Sports are very much encouraged in school.
  • Local sports receive financial support from the local government.
  • Many of the children in France idolize the members of the French National Team.
  • ZinedineZidane
  • One of the most regarded players in France.
  • Named the best football player of the past 50 years by the UEFA Golden Jubilee Poll.
  • Named Most Outstanding Player in 2006 World Cup.
  • Famously known for a specific incident that took place during the World Cup in 2006.
  • Zinedine Zindane Headbutt Video Thierry Henry
  • Nominated three times for the FIFA World Player of the Year.
  • Runner up in 2002 & 2003.
  • Named by Pele as one of the 125 greatest living players .
  • Won the European Golden Boot in 2004 & 2005.
  • France’s all time second highest goal scorer.
  • Works Cited
  • http://expertfootball.com/players/zidane/
  • http://www.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/fifa/historyfifa4.html
  • http://www.french-property.com/reference/football-france/
  • http://www.oleole.com/france-football/fff/flg.html
  • Football in France by Geoff Hare.
  • http://thierryhenry.soccerstar.org/henry-biography/
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