Luis Fernández

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Birthday
2, 1959
Birthplace
Spain
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Spain

About

French soccer manager and former player who captained the French national team from 1987 to 1988 and was named the 1985 French Player of the Year. He has coached a variety of clubs including Paris Saint-Germain, with whom he won several league titles, and was named the Ligue 1 Manager of the Year for 1994.

Before Fame

He was born in Tarifa, Spain and played youth soccer with HAVE Minguettes and St-Priest before making his professional debut in 1978.

Trivia

By winning the European Cup Winners Cup with Paris Saint-Germain, he became the first French manager ever to win a major European trophy.

Family Life

He married Audrey Attia in 1985.

Associated With

As a player, he won the UEFA Euro 1984 with the help of French teammate Michel Platini.