In the middle of a physical preparation of great intensity, to be ready from the start of Euro 2020, on June 15, against Germany, the Blues took the pose for the traditional official photo. In this snapshot released on Saturday evening, the 26 players of the France team are complete, from veteran Steve Mandanda to the returning Karim Benzema, including executives Antoine Griezmann, N’Golo Kanté or Kylian Mbappé. A photo in the middle of which is Didier Deschamps, who will play his fourth major international competition in the coach’s costume.
Get out of the group of death
For him, as for the men selected for this campaign, the World Cup-Euro double is the primary objective, with a final at Wembley on July 11, in England. But for that, it will already be necessary to get out of the group of death, with Germany (June 15, 9 p.m.), Hungary (June 19, 3 p.m.) and Portugal (June 23, 9 p.m.).
The 26 Blues for the Euro
Sitting in the front row, from left to right: Ousmane Dembélé, Corentin Tolisso, Raphaël Varane, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappé, N’Golo Kanté, Lucas Hernandez, Kinglsey Coman
Standing in the second row, from left to right: Marcus Thuram, Adrien Rabiot, Benjamin Pavard, Presnel Kimpembe, Karim Benzema, Paul Pogba, Olivier Giroud, Moussa Sissoko, Clément Lenglet
Standing in the third row, from left to right: Léo Dubois, Wissam Ben Yedder, Jules Koundé, Mike Maignan, Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda, Thomas Lemar, Kurt Zouma, Lucas Digne