↑ President of FC Lausanne-Sport between 1998 and 2001, the Swiss club went bankrupt a year after his departure, he was then accused of being at the origin of this bankruptcy. Many French and foreign internationals have come from there, and FC Nantes is the only club to have trained three of the players making up the victorious French team at the 1998 World Cup: captain Didier Deschamps, Marcel Desailly and Christian Karembeu. In 2004, he set up the club in La Gaillette, a sports center that lived up to the club's ambitions. ↑ See the article on the club's training center. This protocol is signed on club letterhead which already features the “Eiffel Tower” logo, in use since the 1972-1973 season. The club's head office is transferred to Saint-Germain-en-Laye. ↑ From the first season in Division 1, after a defeat against RC Paris, Miroir Sprint (no. 901, September 9, 1963, p. ↑ The Rennais notably brandished a banner “Rennes the cup, Nantes the championship” in 1965, the two Breton clubs sharing the two main national titles. Although both clubs are no longer the best in the league these days, this rivalry is still important.
1964 to 1984: the two teams have respectively 8 and 10 French champion titles, as well as 4 and 6 French Cups. ". He wishes to benefit from the project to organize Euro 2016 by France to increase capacity, particularly in boxes. Supporters were furious at this change and the club decided to officially abandon Étienne Robial's tricolor logo in 1996, even though it would sometimes remain used by the club's management in the following years. However, it is becoming more and more important, particularly since Nantes' rise to Ligue 1 in 2013, with supporters considering it the must-win match of the season. Jean-Claude Blanc took office some time later as deputy general manager. Not very decisive in front of the opposing cages, Xavi improves over time. Xavi becomes the key element of Guardiola's FC Barcelona. Xavi scores a goal.
2015 and 2018 where he scored 48 goals, died in a plane crash on January 21, 2019, two days after his sale to Cardiff for a record amount of 17 million euros. On October 10, in the final against Spain, in the 80th minute, while the two teams were tied 1-1, Kylian Mbappé was thrown deep by Théo Hernandez on the edge of offside, and will score the 2-1 victory goal with a leg pass against goalkeeper Unai Simón. The two nations face each other in the final phase for the second consecutive World Cup. Messi won the 2021 Copa América with Argentina in the final against teammate Néymar's Brazil, finishing the competition as the best player, top scorer and best passer. Due to the team's excellent season, Fernandez was named best coach of the season at the UNFP trophies.
It was largely demolished during 2007, but after several modifications, the stadium could once again accommodate the reserve team from October 2009, which until then had to play at the Michel-Lecointre stadium. Since 2007, the ranking of assists has been established by the LFP. Despite a difficult start with zero victories on the clock in the first five matches, the team is gradually gaining pace and is near the top of the rankings. Cf. François Kulawik, “A Fifa ranking that poses a problem? The fourth volume of the Eric Castel series, "Droit au goal" (1981) by Raymond Reding and François Hughes, sees FC Barcelona face FC Nantes in the semi-final of the European Cup. The Blues are seeded and will meet Australia, Peru and Denmark in the group stages of the World Cup. 4 Portuguese League Cup matches: 1 victory for FC Porto, 2 for Benfica and 1 draw. On October 7, 2018, he broke a record held since 1936 by Olympique Lille who had managed to win their first eight matches, winning their first fourteen championship matches.