Team preference: rugby, handball or football by performance of players France 2017

This statistic represents the preferences of the French between the national teams of rugby, handball and football, according to the performance of the players in 2017. Nearly half of the French preferred the national handball team for the degree of entertainment and the spectacle offered by its players.

Which French team (rugby, handball or football) do you prefer when it comes to the performance of the players?*

French share
Rugby team35%
Handball team48%
Football team13%
Not applicable4%
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Release date

February 2017



Survey time period

February 1-2, 2017

Number of respondents

997 respondents

Age group

18 years old and over

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* The question was phrased by the source as follows: "Tell us if you prefer the French team rugby, handball or football, by the performance of the players."

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