Didier Deschamps

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Didier Deschamps
Deschamps as France manager at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Didier Claude Deschamps[1]
Date of birth (1968-10-15) 15 October 1968 (age 55)[2]
Place of birth Bayonne, France
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)[3][4]
Position(s) Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
France (manager)
Youth career
1976–1983 Bayonne
1983–1985 Nantes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1989 Nantes 111 (4)
1989–1994 Marseille 123 (6)
1990–1991Bordeaux (loan) 29 (3)
1994–1999 Juventus 124 (4)
1999–2000 Chelsea 27 (0)
2000–2001 Valencia 14 (0)
Total 427 (17)
National team
1988–1989 France U21 18 (0)
1989–2000 France 103 (4)
Teams managed
2001–2005 Monaco
2006–2007 Juventus
2009–2012 Marseille
2012– France
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Didier Deschamps (born 15 October 1968) is a former French football player who is currently the manager for the France national football team since 2012.

He won the World Cup with France in 1998. As manager, he helped France win the 2018 FIFA World Cup.[5]

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[6][7]
Club Season League Cup[a] Europe[b] Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nantes 1985–86 Division 1 7 0 0 0 1 0 8 0
1986–87 Division 1 19 0 1 0 2 0 22 0
1987–88 Division 1 30 2 3 0 33 2
1988–89 Division 1 36 1 5 0 41 1
1989–90 Division 1 19 1 0 0 19 1
Total 111 4 9 0 3 0 0 0 123 4
Marseille 1989–90 Division 1 17 1 5 3 4 0 26 4
1991–92 Division 1 36 4 4 0 4 0 44 4
1992–93 Division 1 36 1 3 0 11 0 50 1
1993–94 Division 1 34 0 4 0 38 0
Total 123 6 16 3 19 0 0 0 158 9
Bordeaux (loan) 1990–91 Division 1 29 3 1 0 4 0 34 3
Juventus 1994–95 Serie A 14 1 3 0 6 0 23 1
1995–96 Serie A 30 2 1 0 8 0 1[c] 0 40 2
1996–97 Serie A 26 1 3 0 10 0 2[d] 0 41 1
1997–98 Serie A 25 0 0 0 8 0 1[e] 0 34 0
1998–99 Serie A 29 0 1 0 9 0 1[f] 0 40 0
Total 124 4 8 0 41 0 5 0 178 4
Chelsea 1999–2000[8] Premier League 27 0 6 0 14 1 47 1
Valencia 2000–01 La Liga 13 0 1 0 7 0 21 0
Career total 427 17 41 3 88 1 5 0 561 21
  1. Appearances in League Cup
  2. Appearances in UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup and UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  3. Appearance in 1995 Supercoppa Italiana
  4. One appearance in 1996 UEFA Super Cup, one appearance in 1996 Intercontinental Cup
  5. Appearance in 1997 Supercoppa Italiana
  6. Appearance in 1998 Supercoppa Italiana

International[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by national team and year[9][10]
National team Year Apps Goals
France 1989 5 2
1990 6 1
1991 6 0
1992 11 0
1993 8 0
1994 4 0
1995 5 0
1996 12 0
1997 6 1
1998 17 0
1999 9 0
2000 14 0
Total 103 4
Scores and results list France's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Deschamps goal.
List of international goals scored by Didier Deschamps[source?]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 11 October 1989 Parc des Princes, Paris, France  Scotland 1–0 3–0 1990 World Cup qualification
2 18 November 1989 Stadium Municipal, Toulouse, France  Cyprus 1–0 2–0 1990 World Cup qualification
3 24 January 1990 Al-Sadaqua Walsalam, Kuwait City, Kuwait  East Germany 3–0 3–0 Friendly
4 22 January 1997 Estádio Primeiro de Maio, Braga, Portugal  Portugal 1–0 2–0 Friendly

Managerial statistics[change | change source]

As of match played 17 October 2023[11]
Managerial record by team and tenure
Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Monaco 1 July 2001 19 September 2005 220 110 59 51 050.00
Juventus 10 July 2006 26 May 2007 43 30 11 2 069.77
Marseille 1 July 2009 2 July 2012 163 82 40 41 050.31
France 8 July 2012 Present 147 96 28 23 065.31
Total 573 318 138 117 055.50

Honours[change | change source]

Player[change | change source]

Marseille[12]

Juventus[12]

Chelsea[12]

Valencia[12]

France[17]

Individual

Manager[change | change source]

Monaco[23]

Juventus[23]

Marseille[23]

France

Individual

Orders[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

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  2. "Didier Deschamps: Overview". Premier League. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
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  4. "Deschamps, Didier Claude Deschamps - Footballer". www.bdfutbol.com. Retrieved 25 October 2022.
  5. "Who has won the World Cup as a manager and player?". Sports Illustrated. 15 July 2018. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  6. "Didier Deschamps Player Statistics". Football Database.eu. Retrieved 4 July 2012.
  7. "Didier Claude Deschamps – Matches in European Cups". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 28 January 2013.
  8. "Deschamps Chelsea stats". Bounder.Friardale.co.uk. Retrieved 28 January 2013.
  9. "Didier Deschamps – Century of International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 22 July 2012.
  10. "Didier Deschamps, international footballer". eu-football.info.
  11. "Didier Deschamps career sheet". footballdatabase. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 "Didier Deschamps". Eurosport.com. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  13. 1996–97 All matches – season at UEFA website
  14. 1997–98 All matches – season at UEFA website
  15. 1994–95 All matches UEFA Cup – season at UEFA website
  16. *2000–2001 All matches – season at UEFA website
  17. "D. Deschamps". Soccerway. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  18. 18.0 18.1 "France - Footballer of the Year". RSSSF. 8 January 2010. Archived from the original on 5 September 2015. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  19. "1996 team of the tournament". UEFA.com. 18 November 2011. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  20. "Pele's list of the greatest". BBC Sport. 4 March 2004. Retrieved 15 June 2013.
  21. "Skoblar dernier joueur de la dream team des 110 ans". OM.net (Olympique de Marseille). 24 April 2010. Archived from the original on 28 September 2018. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  22. "Il Golden Foot 2018 è Edinson Cavani" (in Italian). www.radiomontecarlo.net. Retrieved 6 December 2018.
  23. 23.0 23.1 23.2 "Deschamps competition coaching record". UEFA. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  24. McNulty, Phil (18 December 2022). "Argentina 3–3 France". BBC Sport. Retrieved 18 December 2022.
  25. "Spain 1–2 France: Les Bleus seal trophy with another comeback". UEFA. 10 October 2021. Retrieved 11 October 2021.
  26. McNulty, Phil (11 July 2016). "Portugal 1–0 France (AET)". BBC. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  27. "The Best FIFA Men's Coach". FIFA. Archived from the original on 11 December 2016. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  28. "10th Edition Winners". Globe Soccer. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  29. "France & Didier Deschamps win World Soccer Awards". World Soccer Magazine. 28 December 2018. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
  30. "IFFHS AWARDS 2018 – THE WORLD'S BEST NATIONAL COACH 2018 : DIDIER DESCHAMPS WORLD CHAMPION". IFFHS. 29 November 2018. Archived from the original on 24 April 2019. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  31. "IFFHS WORLD AWARDS 2020 - THE WINNERS". IFFHS. 4 December 2020. Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  32. "Décret du 24 juillet 1998 portant nomination à titre exceptionnel" [Decree of 24 July 1998 appointing on an exceptional basis]. Official Journal of the French Republic (in French). 1998 (170). 25 July 1998. PREX9801916D. Retrieved 28 November 2020.
  33. "Décret du 31 décembre 2018 portant promotion et nomination" [Decree of 31 December 2018 on promotion and appointment]. Official Journal of the French Republic (in French). 2019 (1). 1 January 2019. PRER1835394D. Retrieved 28 November 2020.

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