Ledley was outstanding alongside Sol Campbell as England kept dangermen Thierry Henry and David Trezeguet quiet all game
However, as we all know now, Zinedine Zidane wiped out England's 1-0 lead with two goals in injury time.
Here is Ledley watch...
0.58: First touch, solid header away.
5.11: Comfortable one-two with Gerrard as England build from back.
5.30: Back pass to James as move went backwards.
9.01: Building again from back, pass out to Neville.
12.40: Snapped into tackle with Henry, won it.
15:30: Header away from Barthez free-kick.
19.29: Another winning tackle against Henry, laid ball off.
21.01: Diving header away from Pires corner.
22.50: Stooping header away from Pires cross.
26.53: Powerful header away from Barthez free-kick.
35.10: Control and pass to Neville.
36.11: Crucial header away as Pires cross looked bound for Henry.
37.50: In the mix as England take lead via Lampard's header. England 1, France 0.
41.40: Flicked header to clear Pires free-kick.
42.50: Strength to shield ball out as Makelele chased Lizarazou pass.
Half-time: England 1, France 0
45.21: Blocked Henry's shot.
49.40: Crunching tackle with Makelele as France break.
59.11: Clearing header from long free-kick.
62.35: Headed dangerous Pires free-kick away from Henry, awarded free-kick.
64.25: Got better of Henry as striker tried to spin away from him.
65.25: Powered header away from deep Barthez clearance.
66.31: Skied clearance from Zidane clip forward.
68.30: Won tackle, awarded free-kick against Henry.
70.40: Headed clear after blocking Zidane shot.
72.05: Beckham missed penalty.
72.40: Clearance from Zidane's cutback.
77.10: Sliced clearance from Makelele pass.
77.31: Did enough as Henry challenged for Wiltord cross.
78.21: Won another tackle against Henry.
79.13: Headed clearance from Barthez kick.
80.51: Decent clip forward to Heskey.
81.40: Looping header away from Sagnol cross.
88.30: Crucial block as Makelele's shot looked goalbound.
90.30: Zidane levelled from free-kick. England 1, France 1.
92.41: Zidane won it for France with penalty. England 1, France 2.
Final score: England 1, France 2.
We kept a close eye on Ledley King as he shone in England's defence against France on Sunday...