Gregory Coupet

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Birthday
31, 1972
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1972 (age 47)
Birthplace
France

About

Former soccer goalkeeper who appeared in 370 games for Lyon, leading them to seven consecutive Ligue 1 championships in the 2000s.

Before Fame

He played his youth soccer with Olympique Le Puy but made his professional debut with Saint-Etienne, appearing in 88 games over four seasons with the club.

Trivia

He had nearly three dozen appearances with the French national team, but was never quite able to to establish himself as the country's number one goalie.

Family Life

He married Carole Coupet.

Associated With

To the surprise of many, Fabien Barthez was chosen over him to be France's starting goalie in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, which they ultimately lost to Italy.