Adrien Rabiot: France targeting top spot in FIFA rankings ahead of Greece clash

Adrien Rabiot says France are targeting top spot in the FIFA world rankings ahead of completing their Euro 2024 qualifying campaign away to Greece.

Les Bleus secured a place at next summer’s tournament in Germany last month before completing their home fixtures with Saturday’s record-breaking 14-0 demolition of Gibraltar in Nice.

Didier Deschamps’ side have little to play for on Tuesday evening in Athens.

But Juventus midfielder Rabiot dismissed the notion of a dead rubber as he outlined ambitions of leapfrogging Argentina, who defeated France in last year’s World Cup final, in the global rankings and finishing Group B with a 100 per cent record.

“I am motivated by the idea of winning a match,” the 28-year-old told a press conference, according to L’Equipe. “I think it’s the same for my team-mates.

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