Both teams wore black armbands and stood for a minute’s silence after the two teams had entered the Stade de France to Oasis’ hit ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’ – played by the French Republican Guard.
The Mancunian bands classic has been used as an anthem after 22 concert goers were killed by a suicide bomber after an Ariana Grande gig last month.
The tributes were also to respect the eight members of public murdered by three terrorists in London 10 days ago.
Fans held red and white posters to form a mosaic effect of the England flag before kick-off.
Prime Minister Theresa May was in the stands alongside recently-elected French President Emmanuel Macron after the pair had held a joint press conference earlier in the evening.
Speaking in Paris before the game alongside new French President Emmanuel Macron, Mrs. May said: “Both our countries have sadly experienced the horrors of terrorism all too recently.
“I offer our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the three innocent French victims killed in the terrible attack in London last week.
“It shows so painfully how these attacks are not attacks on one place – but on us all.”
The two heads of state laid a wreath at the nearby plaque for victims of Paris attacks and were due to meet families of victims of those killed in the horror of the Bataclan in 2015.
England were playing for the second time in four days following their dramatic 2-2 draw with rivals Scotland at Hampden on Saturday.
Then, a Harry Kane leveller denied the home side all three points after Leigh Griffiths had stunned the travelling support with two stunning free kicks in the final three minutes of normal time.
Manager Gareth Southgate made six changes to his starting XI for the clash in Paris against a French side who were beaten by Sweden last Friday.The tribute was a reply to the FA’s moving tribute at Wembley two years ago, weeks after he major terror attack in Paris.
England fans held up a flag reading ‘Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite’ in a moving gesture at Wembley.
France midfielder Lassana Diarra was a substitute that evening even though his cousin was among those killed, while Antoine Griezmann’s sister escaped the mass killing at the Bataclan theatre.
The words of La Marseillaise were shown on the big screen as both sets of fans joined in for a memorable rendition of the French national anthem.