There are not many French players in American Football that have attained notoriety. Below are the top three French football players currently playing in the United States:
1. Clement Diop
Clement Diop Degoud was born on 12th October, 1993 in Paris and is 1.85m tall. The right footed goal keeper is currently playing for LA Galaxy as goalkeeper and his squad number is 31. The 24-year-old Senegal national joined the Galaxy club in Los Angeles on the 16th December, 2015 and his current contract is valid until 31st December, 2017.
2. Sebastien Le Toux
Sebastien Le Toux, free agent and MLS veteran forward has been signed up by D.C. United on a one year contract. He played for Colorado Rapids as a Forward Center Forward and wore the number 7 squad shirt. The 33-year-old is 1.85m tall. Sebastien has proven to be a valuable asset to leagues during eight MLS seasons. Together with Landon Donavan, he is the only MLS (currently active) player to reach a 50-50 milestone in goals and assists and one of only sixteen players in the history of MLS to have achieved this goal.
3. Damien Perrinelle is currently playing for the New York Red Bulls as Defender & Central Defender in the number 55 squad shirt. In 40 games for New York Red Bulls and has scored 2 goals and 1 assist. Before joining MLS he played FC Istres Ligue 2 in France. His current contract is for one year and was signed on the 25th January, 2017.
A French player worth mentioning is Zinedine Yazid Zidane, nickname: Zizou, a former French player who is currently the coach for Real Madrid Castilla. In 2004 Zidane was named ‘Best European Footballer over the last 50 years’ by the Golden Jubilee Poll and is regarded by many to be one of the best footballers of all time.