Football Club des Girondins de Bordeaux (commonly known simply as Bordeaux) is a French football club based in the city of Bordeaux. They play in France's highest football division, Ligue 1, and are the reigning champions. Bordeaux is also the defending Coupe de la Ligue champions.
Bordeaux plays its home games in the Stade Chaban Delmas, named after the former mayor of Bordeaux, Jacques Chaban-Delmas. The facility was previously known as the Parc Lescure and seats 34,362. The club is currently in negotiations to build a new stadium, which will seat 42,000. The city of Bordeaux is listed as a site for UEFA Euro 2016 in the France's bid to host.
Bordeaux is one of the popular football clubs in France. About 10% of the country's population support the club. Bordeaux trail only Marseille (20% of the population), Lyon (11%), and Paris Saint-Germain (11%). The club has been wholly owned by the French television group M6 since 2001.