Why France produces the most World Cup players

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  • Published on:  Friday, July 6, 2018
  • And some of the best.

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    This video has been updated. The following corrections were made:

    0:17 Annotation has been updated to include all foreign-born Moroccan players.
    0:40 Map has been edited to include additional players.
    3:07 Inaccurate annotations of player origins have been removed.
    5:20 A previous version of the map included all French-born players, not only those who were born or raised in Paris.

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    France has had the most native players and coaches in the last 4 World Cups… and their dominance has been on the rise. Players like Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba are the children of immigrants and the product of the French soccer academy system. French- born players have played for Togo, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Argentina, Portugal, and many more.

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  • Vox
    Vox  a years ago +812

    This video has been updated and corrections can be found in the description. Sorry about the errors and thanks to all the commenters who helped us improve the video! - Mac & Sam

  • zermello franck
    zermello franck  22 hours ago

    Africa team?

  • ADRIAN BLUM
    ADRIAN BLUM  2 days ago

    France : ⭐⭐=United nations of Africa+a few French. You can not convince anyone :)) You need to admit it yourself as well...

  • someguy
    someguy  7 days ago

    lol go to pairs and see the "greatness"

  • Yasumitsu Tanaka
    Yasumitsu Tanaka  21 days ago

    "Soccer" lol

  • Nicollette
    Nicollette  21 days ago

    football*

  • Tuma Rido
    Tuma Rido  21 days ago

    But they only have 2 world titles 😂

  • Je vis Des hauts
    Je vis Des hauts  28 days ago +1

    Im french but there are too many black players in France!!

  • kidavid
    kidavid  28 days ago +1

    Africa

  • NG
    NG  a months ago

    Football not soccer

  • Anuntlall Nundoo
    Anuntlall Nundoo  a months ago

    Bcos they get them from North Africa.

  • Ak-47Deadly smile
    Ak-47Deadly smile  a months ago

    They all African

  • Zemzai
    Zemzai  a months ago

    football players

  • mountain zuniga
    mountain zuniga  a months ago

    A good portion of them aren't actually born in France but rather born in Africa

  • Rafinha Latvezzi
    Rafinha Latvezzi  a months ago

    Actually only 1.
    Zidane and that’s it

  • mr.1n5an_e
    mr.1n5an_e  a months ago

    You have got to be kidding me

  • TheInvasion King
    TheInvasion King  a months ago +1

    Rip White France, welcome African-France, another African country.

  • Alew
    Alew  a months ago

    @vox Football not Soccer.

  • james KAR
    james KAR  a months ago +1

    cuz France is the most wonderful nation in the world.

  • edwteja21
    edwteja21  a months ago +1

    "Football"