Michel Hidalgo

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Michel Hidalgo
Hidalgo as France head coach in 1981
Personal information
Full name Michel François Hidalgo
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 Marseille, France
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
US Normande
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1954 Le Havre 47 (13)
1954–1957 Reims 66 (23)
1957–1966 Monaco 256 (26)
Total 369 (62)
National team
1962 France 1 (0)
Teams managed
1967–1968 Monaco (2nd team)
1968–1969 Menton (player-coach)
Monaco (2nd team)
France (assistant)
1976–1984 France
1986–1991 Marseille (director of football)
Men's football
Representing  France (as manager)
UEFA European Championship
Winner 1984
* 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.[2]

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  1. "Michel Hidalgo". L'Équipe (in French). Paris. Retrieved 9 May 2021.
  2. 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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