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6 Lyonnais in the World Cup final

Published on the 06 July 2006 à 15:00 by R.B

Six members of Olympique Lyonnais will participate in Sunday's World Cup final: five players and the physical trainer. Take a look at our finalists' careers...

Grégory Coupet: Born December 31 1972. 18 caps. Confederation Cup winner (2001 and 2003). France Debut: June 1 2001 - Australie 1-0 France. 0 matches at this World Cup.

Eric Abidal: Born July 11 1979. 13 caps. 0 goals. France Debut: August 18 2004 - France 1-1 Bosnia-Herzegovina. 5 matches at this World Cup.

Florent Malouda: Born June 13 1980. 18 caps. 2 goals. France Debut: November 17 2004 - France 0-0 Poland. 5 matches at this World Cup.

Sidney Govou: Born July 27 1979. 23 caps. 2 goals. Confederations Cup winner (2003). France Debut: August 21 2002 - Tunisia 1-1 France. 4 matches at this World Cup.

Sylvain Wiltord: Born May 10 1974. 86 caps. 26 goals. Confederations Cup winner (2001 and 2003); European Championship winner (2000). France Debut: February 10 1999 - England 0-2 France. 6 matches at this World Cup.

Robert Duverne: Born June 6 1967.

Only Sylvain Wiltord has represented France while playing for a club other than OL.

Eric Abidal and Florent Malouda earned their first international caps under Raymond Domenech..