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Michel Platini

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Birthday
21, 1955
Birthplace
Joeuf, France
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Joeuf, France

About

Attacking midfielder who helped the French national team win the 1984 Euro Cup and was voted the best player of the tournament; spent his club career with Nancy, Saint-Etienne and Juventus and played for the French national team from 1976 to 1987.

Before Fame

He received an opportunity to play with Metz early in his career, but missed it because of an injury.

Trivia

He coached the French national team from 1988 to 1992.

Family Life

His father, Aldo, was a professional soccer player.

Associated With

He and Zinedine Zidane are considered to be two of the greatest French soccer players of all time.