France — the first with the 2006th world champion who has left in a playoffs of the following WC

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The national team France became the first defending champion of the world from 2006th year which could leave in a playoffs of the following World Cup. Before Brazil, become the champion in the 2002nd year and left group on ChM-2006 was the last team which could make it. Then Brazilians reached a quarterfinal where ceded France (0:1)...