Athletes Famous Male Athletes from France

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List of popular male athletes from France, listed alphabetically with photos when available. France has a rich history of competing in sports, and these are the famous males that make that competition so exciting. Some of the best French male athletes in the world are listed below, some of who have represented France in the Olympics. You can click on the names of these talented male athletes of France in order to get more information about each one, such as the birthplace of the athlete and when they were born.

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This list answers the questions, "What famous male athletes are from France?" and "Who are the greatest male French athletes?"

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Cheick Kongo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 43

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Jim Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
Died at 65 (1888-1953)

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Joakim Noah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 34

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Didier Drogba is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 40

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Eric Cantona is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 52

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Alain Bernard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 35

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Bob Cousy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 90

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Patrick Vieira is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Thierry Henry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 41

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Robert Pirès is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 45

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Samuel Beckett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
Died at 83 (1906-1989)

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Nicolas Anelka is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Jérémy Roy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 35

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Thierry Dusautoir is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Sébastien Chabal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
Sébastien Chabal age 41

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Émile Ntamack is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
Émile Ntamack age 48

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Fabien Pelous is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
Fabien Pelous age 45

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Yannick Jauzion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Martin Djetou is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 44

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Vincent Defrasne is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Lorik Cana is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 35

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Nikola Karabatić is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Hocine Ragued is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 35

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Frédérick Bousquet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France