Vahid Halilhodzic

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Birthday
15, 1952
Birthplace
Jablanica, Bosnia And Herzegovina
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Jablanica, Bosnia And Herzegovina

About

Soccer coach and retired player who was named manager of the Japanese national soccer team in 2015. He's also coached Paris Saint-Germain, Dinamo Zagreb, and Rennes.

Before Fame

He played professionally as a forward for more than a decade and a half, most notably with Nantes and Velez. He represented Yugoslavia internationally, earning 15 caps.

Trivia

He's also coached the national teams for the Ivory Coast and Algeria. As a player, he lead Ligue 1 in scoring in 1982-1983 and 1984-1985.

Family Life

He and his wife have two children, Vania and Vanio. He has a brother named Salem.

Associated With

He's coached Yuto Nagatomo while at the helm of Japan's national team.