Hey guys and welcome to Toulouse !
I am Arnaud and I live in the South of France.
Toulouse, also nicknamed the Pink City (La ville rose) is one of the best cities to live in France. And once you are there you will understand why. Warm and sunny weather, amazing architecture and buildings, authentic gastronomy, and super friendly locals !
For this Matchday Experience, I will meet you in the city centre of Toulouse. Depending on the time, we can opt for a lunch or a snack before making our way towards the stadium. The Stadium of Toulouse is absolutely worth a discovery ! It has a huge historical background and is one of the most beautiful stadiums around. It was recently refurnished for the Euro 2016.
Unfortunately, sporting results have gone from bad to worse lately, and the TFC ended up dropping to second division after 17 years competing in Ligue 1.
Nonetheless, Toulouse FC remains an emblematic club of French football, and it is safe to say that they will quickly climb their way back to the elite ! They are currently top of the table in the second division, and they are playing great football ( being totally objective !).
The club grew some excellent and historical players. Among them can be named Fabien Barthez, historical goalkeeper of the French National team for years, André Pierre Gignac, Wissam Ben Yedder, Moussa Sissoko and many more…
Toulouse is also (and mostly) a rugby city, with Stade Toulousain being unarguably the best rugby club of the country, and one of the very best in Europe. So to have both football and rugby clubs at that level in the same city is a huge achievement. It makes Toulouse a true sports capital of France.
Can’t wait to welcome you here and enjoy some great moments together.