Red Star Football Club, also known simply as Red Star, is a French association football club founded in Paris in 1897, and is the second oldest French football club, after Le Havre AC. In the 2019–20 season the club plays in the Championnat National, the French third tier, after being relegated from Ligue 2 at the end of the 2018–19 season. It plays matches at Stade Bauer now it is back in the third tier. The team is managed by Vincent Bordot and is currently captained by Formose Mendy.
Despite the club's long spell under a semi-pro status, Red Star has a rich history. The club was founded in 1897 under the name Red Star Club Français by French football legend Jules Rimet. Rimet later went on to serve as president of both the French Football Federation and FIFA.