Michel Hidalgo

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Michel Hidalgo
Michel Hidalgo (1981).jpg
Hidalgo in 1981
Personal information
Date of birth (1933-03-22)22 March 1933
Place of birth Leffrinckoucke, France
Date of death 26 March 2020(2020-03-26) (aged 87)
Place of death Paris, France
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
US Normande
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1954 Le Havre
1954–1957 Stade de Reims
1957–1966 AS Monaco
National team
1962 France 1 (0)
Teams managed
1976–1984 France
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Michel Hidalgo (22 March 1933 – 26 March 2020) was a French football player and manager. He was the coach of the French national team from 1976 to 1984. He coached the nation to a UEFA Euro victory in 1984, as well as a fourth place finish at the 1982 FIFA World Cup.

Hidalgo was born in Leffrinckoucke. He played as a midfielder. He played for Le Havre, Stade de Reims and AS Monaco. He scored Stade de Reims third goal in the 1956 European Cup Final. He made one appearance for the national team in 1962.

Hidalgo died in Paris on 26 March 2020, at the age of 87.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Goldbaum, Maxime (26 March 2020). "Michel Hidalgo, ancien sélectionneur de l'équipe de France, est mort". Le Monde (in French). Retrieved 26 March 2020.

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