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 33

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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

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Jason Lamy-Chappuis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Vincent Jay is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 33

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Roddy Darragon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Marvin Compper is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Julien Absalon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Olivier Kapo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 38

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Fabian Bourzat is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Paul-Henri De Le Rue is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Franck Songo'o is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Idriss Carlos Kameni is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Maxime Chataignier is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Emmanuel Jonnier is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Pierre Ochs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 34

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Simon Fourcade is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Claude Makélélé is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Franck Madou is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 31

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Stéphanie Bouvier is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Thomas Voeckler is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Amara Diané is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 36

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Bernard Allou is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 43

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Flavien Le Postollec is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Julien Lizeroux is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Cyprien Richard is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Jean Charles Mattei is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France

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Franck Dja Djédjé is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France