What Is the National Sport of France?
Most French people consider football (known as soccer in the United States) their national sport. Others refer to tennis and cycling as the national sports of France, according to a Times of India article.
The French football team earned the 1998 World Cup. With nearly two-thirds of French men and one-third of French women active in at least one sport, France is considered one of the most sports-minded nations in the world, according to the Times of India. The country is also host to a number of well-known international sporting events, including the Tour de France bicycle race and the French Open tennis tournament.