FIFA Ranking: 8

Coach: Raymond Domenech

Key players: Zinedine Zidane, Thierry Henry, David Trezeguet

World Cup record: 11th appearance

Best Finish: Champion 1998

Last appearance: First round 2002

Qualifying route: Won European Group 4

Key question: After the disastrous World Cup defence, can the ageing legs relive their glory days?

Squad:

Goalkeepers #
Mickael Landreau 1
Fabien Barthez 16
Gregory Coupet 23
Defenders
Jean-Alain Boumsong 2
Eric Abidal 3
William Gallas 5
Mikael Silvestre 13
Lilian Thuram 15
Gael Givet 17
Willy Sagnol 19
Pascal Chimbonda 21
Midfielders
Patrick Viera 4
Claude Makalele 6
Florent Malouda 7
Vikash Dhorasoo 8
Zinedine Zidane 10
Alou Diarra 18
Franck Ribery 22
Forwards
Djibril Cisse 9

Sylvain Wiltord

11
Thierry Henry 12
Louis Saha 14
David Trezeguet 20

Group matches:

v Switzerland, 16:00 GMT, Tuesday 13th June - Stuttgart

v Korea Republic, 19:00 GMT, Sunday 18th June - Leipzig

v Togo, 19:00 GMT, Friday 23rd June - Cologne