Didier Deschamps’ long-term rule was achieved. He signed a new contract with the French national team until 2026.
The French Football Federation (FFF) announced the renewal of the contract with Deschamps on its official website on the 7th (Korean time). His contract expires in June 2026.
FFF said: “We are delighted to announce that Deschamps has extended his position as national team manager until June 2026.”
With this, Deschamps’ long-term ruling system was established. Deschamps, who has been in charge of France since 2012, will lead France for 14 years.
Deschamps, who took charge of the French national team after UEFA Euro 2012, recorded 89 wins, 28 draws and 22 losses in 139 matches, scoring 279 points and conceding 119 goals.
During this period, he made great achievements such as the quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, runner-up at Euro 2016, winning the 2018 World Cup in Russia, winning the 2021 UEFA Nations League, and finishing runner-up at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.스포츠토토
He is also the third manager to win the World Cup as a player and manager, following Mario Zagallo of Brazil and Franz Beckenbauer of Germany.
Deschamps is also the manager who has led France the longest. Deschamps has played 139 games as the French coach, far ahead of Raymond Domenech (79). Domenech conducted for six years, from 2004 to 2010.
With Deschamps leading France until 2026, the gap is set to widen.
FFF added, “Deschamps, as well as the head coach, goalkeeper coach and physical trainer will continue to work for the French national team.