Ferland Sinna Mendy is a French professional footballer who plays as a left back for the French national team. Born in Meulan-en-Yvelines, France, Mendy is of Senegalese descent. At the age of 15 he spent time in a wheelchair and was told he might never play football again. During the 2016–17 Ligue 2 season, Mendy made 35 appearances for Le Havre. Mendy signed for Ligue 1 club Lyon on 29 June 2017 on a five-year contract. The transfer fee paid to Le Havre was reported as €5 million plus a possible €1 million in bonuses.
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In November 2018, Mendy was called up into the French senior team for the first time after the injury-enforced withdrawal of Benjamin Mendy for the matches against Netherlands and Uruguay. He made his debut against the latter playing all 90 minutes of a 1–0 home win. On 12 June 2019, Mendy signed for La Liga club Real Madrid on a six-year contract for an initial fee of €48 million, potentially rising to €53 million with add-ons. He made his debut on 1 September 2019, starting in a 2–2 draw at Villareal.