Head coach of France Didier Deschamps presented the final squad for the world Cup in Russia.
The main surprise of the French application was the absence of midfielder Marseille’s Dimitri Payet, who due to injury didn’t play the final match of the Europa League against Atletico Madrid (0:3).
Its having the final composition of the team has not found Arsenal forward Alexander Lacazette, winger “Manchester United” Anthony Martial and forward “real” Karim Benzema, whose long-standing conflict with the head coach of the team.
The composition of the French team for the world Cup:
Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris (Tottenham, England), Steve Mandanda (Marseille), Alphonse Areola (“PSG”).
Defence: Djibril Sidibe (“Monaco”), Benjamin Pavard (Stuttgart, Germany), Raphael Varane (real Madrid, Spain), Panel Kimpembe (“PSG”), Adil Rami (Marseille), Samuel Umtiti (Barcelona, Spain), Lucas hernández (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Benjamin Mendy (Manchester city, England).
Midfielders: Paul Pogba (“Manchester United”, England), Ngolo Kant (Chelsea, England), Corentin Tolisso (Bayern Munich, Germany), Blaise Matuidi (Juventus, Italy), Stephen Nzonzi (Sevilla, Spain), Thomas Lemar (“Monaco”);
Forwards: Kilian Mbappe (PSG), Olivier Giroud (Chelsea, England), Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Ousmane dembélé (Barcelona, Spain), Nabil Fekir (Lyon), Florian Thauvin (Marseille).
For an exit in the playoffs of the world Cup team France, being one of the main favorites of the tournament, will compete with Australia, Peru and Denmark.