Jean-Pierre Papin

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Birthday
5, 1963
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1963 (age 56)
Birthplace
France

About

French striker known for his volley shots. He led Olympique Marseille to four league championships in a row.

Before Fame

He began his professional career with Valenciennes in 1984.

Trivia

He joined the Italian team, A.C. Milan, for a then-unprecedented sum of £10 million.

Family Life

His daughter was diagnosed with cerebral lesions, prompting him to set up a foundation, Neuf de Coeur (Nine of Hearts), for children with the same condition.

Associated With

He was teammates with Lilian Thuram on the French national team from 1994 to 1995.