Ligue 1

French professional league for men's association football clubs

Ligue 1 is the top league of French football. A.S. Monaco F.C. from the Principality of Monaco, on the south coast of France, is in the league.

Ligue 1
Organising bodyLigue de Football
Founded1930; 94 years ago (1930) (officially)
2002 (as Ligue 1)
CountryFrance (19 teams)
Other club(s) fromMonaco (1 team)
Number of teams20
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toLigue 2
Domestic cup(s)Coupe de France
Trophée des Champions
International cup(s)UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
UEFA Europa Conference League
Current championsParis Saint-Germain (9th title)[a]
Most championshipsSaint-Étienne (10 titles)
Most appearancesMickaël Landreau (618)
Top goalscorerDelio Onnis (299)
TV partnersList of broadcasters
Current: 2020–21 Ligue 1

2019–20 clubs


2022-23 clubs


2023-24 clubs



Season Champions Runner-up Third place
2002–03 Lyon Monaco Marseille
2003–04 Paris Saint-Germain Monaco
2004–05 Lille
2005–06 Bordeaux Lille
2006–07 Marseille Toulouse
2007–08 Bordeaux Marseille
2008–09 Bordeaux Marseille Lyon
2009–10 Marseille Lyon Auxerre
2010–11 Lille Marseille Lyon
2011–12 Montpellier Paris Saint-Germain Lille
2012–13 Paris Saint-Germain Marseille Lyon
2013–14 Monaco Lille
2014–15 Lyon Monaco
2016–17 Monaco Paris Saint-Germain Nice
2017–18 Paris Saint-Germain Monaco Lyon
2018–19 Paris Saint-Germain Lille Lyon
2019–20 Paris Saint-Germain Marseille Stade Rennais F.C.
2020–21 Lille OSC Paris Saint-Germain AS Monaco
2021–22 Paris Saint-Germain Marseille AS Monaco
2022–23 Paris Saint-Germain RC Lens Marseille

Former champions


  1. Title awarded after league was terminated due to COVID-19 pandemic