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Michel Platini

Facts of Michel Francois Platini

Full Name: Michel Francois Platini
Birth Date: June 21, 1995
Age: 28 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Former footballer, manager and administrator
Country: France
Horoscope: Cancer
Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
WifeChristelle Platini
Net Worth$15 million
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Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Body SizeUpdate Soon
Birth PlaceJœuf,Lorraine
EducationUpdate Soon
FatherAdo Platini
MotherAnna Platini
KidsMarine and Laurent Platini
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A living legend, Michel Platini is a former French footballer, manager, and administrator. Throughout his career, Platini has been on the receiving end of many awards and has won numerous tournaments. He is a three-time Ballon d’Or winner and a Chevalier of Legion d’honneur, the highest honor of merit in France. 

Furthermore, he became the president of the UEFA in 2007 and chairman of FIFA’s Technical and Development Committee. However, he was banned from the football administration in 2015 because of a corruption scandal involving a disloyal payment of $2 million.

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Who is Michel Platini’s wife?

Michelle and his wife Christelle, Source: Getty Images

Platini is married to wife Christelle Platini. The couple tied the wedding knot way back in 1977 and have been living a happily married life since. Furthermore, the couple has welcomed two children together. Their firstborn Marine Platini is a daughter and their second child is a son, Laurent.

Michel Platini: Career

Platini debuted his professional career with the French club Nancy in 1972. He made his first appearance for the club against Nimes and went on to win the 1975 Ligue 2 Championship. Later, he left the club and went on to play for Saint-Etienne and won the 1980-1981 Division 1 cup. Likewise, he again changed clubs, this time playing for Juventus. While his time there, he gained a lot of recognition from fans and media. The footballer also won 2 Serie-A, Copa Italia, European Winner’s Cup, European Super Cup, European Cup, and the Intercontinental Cup.

Platini playing for Juventus, Source: 90 Min

Consequently, Platini won the 1984 UEFA European Championship and 1985 Artemio Franchi Trophy with France. Furthermore, he led France to third place in the 1986 FIFA World Cup and scored 41 goals in 72 competitions.

What is Michel Platini’s net worth?

Platini has made a large amount of wealth from his illustrious career. He has made quite a lot from his time as a football player. The French footballer player for Nancy, Saint-Etienne and the Italian giants Juventus. Besides, after his career as a footballer, he became the coach of the French national team. As a result, his net worth as of 2019 is an estimated $15 million.

Michel Platini: Wiki, Bio, Parents and Early Life

Michel Francois Platini was born in the North East of France in Jœuf, Lorraine on 21st June 1995. He was born to parents Ado Platini and Anna Platini. His father, Ado, was a former footballer and director of the French club AS Nancy. Also, Michel is of French nationality, and his ethnicity is Italian, just like his parents.

Michel developed an interest in football at the age of 16 after watching Jœuf face off against Metz. Moreover, he could not make it to the trial of Metz in 1972 and became a part of his father’s club.