the country of origin of the families and of each of them

The French team is characterized by the diversity of ancestry of many of its players.

The French team celebrates their passage to the semi-finals EFE


The French national team faces Spain on Tuesday in search of a place in the Euro Cup final.

In addition to the great footballers it fields on the pitch, France is also notable for the diversity of the ancestry of many of its players.

What is the origin of the French players?

  • Mike Maignan: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Haiti

  • Brice Samba: Country of birth: Congo | Ancestry: Congo

  • Alphonse Areola: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Philippines (mother) and Nigeria (father)

  • Ibrahima Konate: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Mali

  • Dayot Upamecano: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Guinea-Bissau

  • Theo Hernandez: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Spain (father) and Italy (mother)

  • Benjamin Pavard: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: France

  • Jules Kounde: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Benin

  • Jonathan Clauss: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: France

  • Ferland Mendy: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Senegal

  • William Saliba: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Lebanon (father) and Cameroon (mother)

  • Antoine Griezmann: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Germany (maternal grandfather) and Portugal (maternal grandmother)

  • Adrien Rabiot: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: France

  • Edward Camavinga: Country of birth: Angola | Ancestry: Angola and Congo

  • Youssouf Fofana: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Mali

  • Warren Zaïre-Emery: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Martinique and Republic of Congo

  • N’Golo Kanté: The Best of N’Golo Kante Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Mali

  • Aurelien Tchouameni: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Cameroon

  • Kylian Mbappé: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Cameroon (father) and Algeria (mother)

  • Ousmane Dembelé: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Mauritania (father) and Senegal (mother)

  • Randal Kolo-Mouani: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Olivier Giroud: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Italy (paternal grandfather)

  • Marcus Thuram: Country of birth: Italy | Ancestry: Guadeloupe (father) and France (mother)

  • Kingsley Coman: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Guadeloupe

  • Bradley Barcola: Country of birth: France | Ancestry: Togo (father) and France (mother)

Some of the national team’s players celebrated on social media on Sunday the results of France’s legislative elections, which left Marine Le Pen’s radical right-wing party in third place in the National Assembly.

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