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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 44
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Jim Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
Dec. 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 41
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Eric Cantona is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 53
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Alain Bernard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 36
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Bob Cousy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 91
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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 42
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Robert Pirès is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 46
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Samuel Beckett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
Dec. 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 36
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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 42
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Émile Ntamack is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
Émile Ntamack age 49
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Fabien Pelous is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France
age 46
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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 45
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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 36
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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 36
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Frédérick Bousquet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Male Athletes from France