French Ligue 1
French Ligue 1 tickets
Ligue 1, formerly known as Division 1 and sometimes referred to as Le Championnat, is the French professional league for association football clubs. The current champions are Paris Saint Germain (PSG). The French Football League System includes Ligue 1 and Ligue 2. The Ligue 1 is contested by 20 clubs. Ligue 1 is one of the top national leagues, currently ranked in the 6th position in Europe behind the Spanish La Liga, English Premier League, the German Bundesliga, Portuguese Primeira Liga and the Italian Serie A.
The Ligue 1, originally founded in 1932 known as National, though in 1933-2002 knwon as Division 1. In July 1930, the National Council of the French Football Federation voted 128–20 in support of professionalism in French football. The founding fathers of professionalism in French football are Georges Bayrou, Emmanuel Gambardella, and Gabriel Hanot.