Connect with us

Football Culture

Biggest Football Clubs (teams) in Paris

Published

on

Paris is the capital city of France, and football is one of the most popular sports in the city.

Regarding performance and success recorded by clubs from the city, Paris Saint-Germain and Red Star are the two notable names. The French Ligue 1 champions are currently regarded as one of the most popular football teams worldwide.

 

The club’s current level at the international scene could be credited with the signing of top players like Neymar Jr, Kylian Mbappรฉ, Keylor Navas, Marquinhos, รngel Di Marรญa, Marco Verratti, etc.

 

Although PSG appears to be the only club making headlines, there are clubs like CA Paris and Red Star with a high reputation in French football.

 

๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿšจ๐—›๐—ฒ๐˜† ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ! ๐—๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ฎ ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ, ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฒ๐˜†๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜‚๐—ฝ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€, ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜„๐˜€, ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜€. ๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿšจ ๐—™๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜‚๐˜€๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡ Facebook: Interesting Football News X.com: Transfer News Today WhatsApp: @Interesting Footy Updates Flipboard: Latest Football News

In Paris, football attracts top-level participation, spectators, and media coverage across the city.

 

The Stade de France hosts the French Men’s National Team known as the Les Bleus. The stadium also hosts top domestic finals like the Coupe de France.

Here are the football teams in Paris

 

1. Paris Saint-Germain

 

Paris Saint-Germain is the number one Paris-based team having some of the biggest names in world football, including the likes of Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Kylian Mbappรฉ, and Neymar. It is the most popular football club in France and one of the most widely supported worldwide.

 

Competing in the highest level of football in France, PSG has won over 40 official trophies, including the Ligue 1, Coupe de France, and Coupe de la Ligue Trophรฉe des Champions.

 

Paris Saint-Germain rivalry

Paris Saint-Germain vs Olympique de Marseille – Le Classique

Paris Saint-Germain contests the Le Classique with Olympique Marseille, which is currently the biggest football rivalry in France.

 

Paris Saint-Germain vs AS Monaco

The clash between the two sides is a newly formed rivalry. PSG boasts some of the best players in the division, while Monaco is known for its youthful squad.

 

Read: The biggest soccer derby in France

 

PSG leads as the most successful team in France with over 40 official trophies, even though they’ve yet to win the Champions League.

 

PSG Ligue 1

1985 to 1994

The Red and Blue had their first Ligue 1 in 1985โ€“86, then as Division 1. However, they could not build on the 1986 success at the national level and had to wait for another eight years for their second league crown in 1993โ€“94.

At some point in the club’s history, they played in the French Ligue 2.

 

2002 to 2012 – New Ligue 1 era

After the rebranding of the French Division 1 as Ligue 1, the giants were already facing another turbulent phase in their history.

2011-present

Paris Saint-Germain was revived following heavy investment in the club, leading to numerous trophies, including the Ligue 1, Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue, and Trophรฉe des Champions.

In 2020, the club qualified for the UEFA Champions League final but ultimately lost to German giants Bayern Munich.

Also Read: Biggest soccer teams in Germany

 

PSG is currently the only first French football club to win the domestic treble and the domestic quadruple on four different occasions.

 

PSG Coupe de France

Paris Saint-Germain are record Coupe de France winners with 13 titles. They won their first title in 1981โ€“82 and successfully defended it the following year in 1982โ€“83.

Despite Olympique Lyonnais’s dominance in the early 2000s, the Red and Blue won two Cup titles in 2003โ€“04 and 2005โ€“06.

 

PSG International performance

PSG and Marseille are the only two teams from France to have won a major European trophy.

The ‘Les Parisiens’ won the 1995โ€“96 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup.

Some famous PSG players in historyย 

  • Keylor Navas

Navas is a Costa Rican goalkeeper best known for his remarkable saves that helped his country advance to the knockout stages of the fairytale World Cup in Brazil.

  • Neymar Jr

Neymar, without a doubt, is among the top five most talented footballers in the modern era. The Brazilian is known for his versatility and ability to dribble past opponents to create spaces for goal-scoring.

 

Neymar played for Brazilian giants Santos FC before moving to FC Barcelona. Paris Saint-Germain broke the world transfer record fee of โ‚ฌ222 million for Neymar Jr.

  • Lionel Messi

Without a doubt, Messi is among the top two best footballers of the modern era, along with Portuguese attacker Cristiano Ronaldo.

Messi has spent most of his career at FC Barcelona since moving from his boyhood club Newell’s Old Boys in Argentina.

Read:ย Lionel Messi Ballon d’Or Or years and ageย 

  • Kylian Mbappรฉ

Kylian Mbappรฉ is currently one of the best young players in the world. The French attacker has already won major trophies, including the FIFA World Cup with France, the Ligue 1, Coupe de France, the Nations League, etc.

 

Kylian is currently one of the most outstanding players in Europe. The player consistently make him one of the most talked-about players on the planet.

 

  • Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid legend Sergio Ramos moved to France following the expiration of his contract with the Los Blancos.

 

Ramos is expected to continue with the impressive form at Real Madrid in France even as the most popular football club in the country continues with the chase for a Champions League title.

 

2. Red Star F.C

Red Star is a French professional football club based in Paris that competes in the Championnat National, the French second tier.

It is the fourth oldest football club in France after Standard AC of Paris, Le Havre AC, and Girondins de Bordeaux.

 

The club has a rich history regarding the domestic scene, winning five Coupe de France titles.

Red Star is one of the founding members of the current French Ligue 1 and has spent 19 seasons in the first division.

 

3. Paris FC

Paris Football Club is a professional football club based in Paris and competes in the Ligue 2, France’s second tier. The club has spent most seasons in the lower divisions even though the club’s performance lately appears to be on the rise.

 

4. Racing Club de Franceย 

 

Racing Club de France Football is a multi-sports club and is one of the oldest in the country. Founded in 1882, Racing Club de France was a founding member of Ligue 1 and won the title once in the 1935โ€“36 season.

 

Other Paris soccer teams

 

  • CA Paris-Charenton
  • US Crรฉteil-Lusitanos
  • AC Boulogne-Billancourt
  • FCM Aubervilliers
  • Entente SSG
  • Stade Franรงais
  • Standard Athletic Club
  • US Suisse Paris

 

Football and sports culture in Paris

In Paris, football or soccer remains unchallenged as the most popular sport. Three of the most popular sports teams in Paris are Paris Saint-Germain F.C. (football), Stade Franรงais, and Racing 92 (rugby union).

The famous city has hosted notable competitions like the 1998 FIFA World Cup.

 

Paris Saint-Germain, on the other hand, has also attracted some of the biggest football clubs in the world, including Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Manchester United, to the city.

 

Another aspect that makes the city a unique and attractive destination for sporting activities is the availability of modern facilities.

 

For instance, the Stade de France, located in Saint-Denis, a Parisian suburb, serves as France’s national stadium for friendlies and major tournament qualifiers like World Cup and European Championship.

 

Paris soccer team’s popularity

 

Paris Saint-Germain remains the most popular football club in France and one of the most widely supported worldwide.

 

Other teams like Red Star, Paris FC, and Racing Club de France Football boast minor followers within and outside the city.

 

Paris soccer teams’ Rivalry

The 21st century is yet to witness a top-level derby in Paris as most teams play in the second and third division, leaving Paris Saint-Germain as the only team in the Ligue 1.

 

In the past, PSG used to compete in a local derby with Racing Paris in the 1989โ€“90 season in the French Division 1. These days, the local derby is between Crรฉteil, Paris FC, and Red Star in the lower divisions

I'm a sports enthusiast, love writing about football. I have been writing about top teams in Europe, the Premier League and La Liga.

Advertisement
Discover the best betting sites and bonuses at bookiesbonuses.com

LATEST ARTICLES

Sergio Ramos and Antonio Di Natale Euro 2012 final 01 Sergio Ramos and Antonio Di Natale Euro 2012 final 01
Football News3 hours ago

Popular Betting Markets In European Football

Do you love betting on European football? Analyzing the EURO 2024 betting odds is essential for placing any European football...

Czech Republic vs North Macedonia Czech Republic vs North Macedonia
Football TV Guide4 days ago

Where to watch Czech Republic vs North Macedonia: Live stream, June 10th, 2024

The FIFA International window continues midweek as the Czech Republic takes on North Macedonia. The Czech Republic are preparing for...

Florian Wirtz Florian Wirtz
Real Madrid5 days ago

Revealed: The True fee Real Madrid will pay for Florian Wirtz in 2025

Amid reports in the media of a 150 million euros price tag on Florian Wirtz, the actual figure the Los...

Dani Ceballos Dani Ceballos
Real Madrid5 days ago

Real Madrid’s wantaway midfielder could be on his way to AC Milan for โ‚ฌ8 million, according to a report.

It seems some players will follow in the footsteps of Toni Kroos just after the German announced his retirement.  ...

Jose Mourinho Jose Mourinho
Transfers5 days ago

Jose Mourinho has requested three players to join him at Fenerbahce, including Raphael Varane

Jose Mourinho was recently announced as the head coach of Turkiye Super Lig side Fenerbahce ahead of next season. The...

Chiesa Chiesa
Transfers5 days ago

Three Premier League clubs are competing for Juventus star Federico Chiesa

Three Premier League clubs are already lined up to sign Juventus winger Federico Chiesa, even as his days in Turin...

transfer transfer
Real Madrid6 days ago

Real Madrid is considering an โ‚ฌ80m-rated Inter Milan midfielder as a replacement for Toni Kroos.

A few days ago, Toni Kroos announced that he would retire at the end of the European Football Championship. And...

Florian Wirtz Florian Wirtz
Real Madrid6 days ago

Real Madrid is preparing a sensational offer for a 21-year-old midfielder from Bayer Leverkusen, who is also attracting interest from other European clubs.

Real Madrid knows they must put forward a better forward to win the race of their competitors for Bayer Leverkusen...

transfer transfer
Transfers6 days ago

Napoli’s new manager, Antonio Conte, is aiming to sign four players from La Liga.

To boost the club’s competitiveness, the decision to announce Antonio Conte as Napoli’s new boss was reached. Now, the Italian...

Kylian Mbappe Kylian Mbappe
Real Madrid6 days ago

The signing of Kylian Mbappe by Real Madrid has already resulted in consequences – here are a few

The Los Blancos landed their dream signing (Kylian Mbappe) after a lengthy wait for a green light from the player....

Florian Wirtz Florian Wirtz
Real Madrid6 days ago

Real Madrid is now targeting a Bayer Leverkusen star who played a crucial role in helping them secure the Bundesliga title

Real Madrid is not done with the transfer market yet, as the Los Blancos have eyes on some of the...

Rodrygo Rodrygo
Football News7 days ago

Man City has offered โ‚ฌ40 million plus a midfielder to Real Madrid in exchange for Rodrygo

Manchester City are determined to close the signing of Real Madrid winger Rodrygo despite the player’s recent comments on his...

Egypt vs Burkina Faso: Live stream, where can I watch on TVย  Egypt vs Burkina Faso: Live stream, where can I watch on TVย 
Football TV Guide7 days ago

Egypt vs Burkina Faso: Live stream, where can I watch on TVย 

Egypt will continue their World Cup qualifying series against Burkina Faso at home at the Cairo International Stadium on Thursday...

Nivia Ashtang Gold Nivia Ashtang Gold
Football TV Guide1 week ago

Where to watch Netherlands vs Canada, live stream today – June 6th, 2024

The Netherlands will continue preparation for the European Football Championship with a test game against Canada. The Orange Boys have...

Nivia Ashtang Gold Nivia Ashtang Gold
Football TV Guide1 week ago

Where can I watch Gibraltar vs Wales: TV Channel and Live stream – June 6, 2024

Wales and Gibraltar will face off in another international friendly today as both nations take advantage of the FIFA window....

Sergio Ramos and Antonio Di Natale Euro 2012 final 01 Sergio Ramos and Antonio Di Natale Euro 2012 final 01
Football Culture1 week ago

Soccer Betting: What are the Biggest Competitions

Soccer is the most recognized and beloved sport in 2024. Over 3 billion fans call the sport their favorite, and...

England Vs Bosnia England Vs Bosnia
Football TV Guide2 weeks ago

Is England vs Bosnia & Herzegovina friendly 2024 on TV in the UK?

The Three Lions will begin preparation for the Euros with a test match against Bosnia & Herzegovina. England boss Gareth...

Scotland vs Gibraltar Scotland vs Gibraltar
Football TV Guide2 weeks ago

Is Scotland vs Gibraltar on TV in the UK? Channel and Live stream – June 2nd, 2024

Scotland’s preparation for the European Football Championship begins with a friendly against Gibraltar. It was an impressive campaign through the...

fotor 1717208015634 fotor 1717208015634
Football TV Guide2 weeks ago

Where to watch Urawa Reds vs Vissel Kobe via live streamย 

In round 17 fixtures, Urawa Reds Diamonds will tackle Vissel Kobe Saitama Stadium. Host Urawa Reds Diamonds go into game...

Where to watch Forge FC vs York United via live stream - Jun 1st, 2024 Where to watch Forge FC vs York United via live stream - Jun 1st, 2024
Football TV Guide2 weeks ago

Where to watch Forge FC vs York United via live stream – Jun 1st, 2024

Hostilities in the Canadian Premier League continue on Saturday evening against Forge FC host York United. The two sides will...

Trending

ย  ย  ย