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Didier Deschamps Age, Wiki, Son, World Cup, Player Profile, Instagram, and Stats

He is renowned for his leadership skills because as a captain and as a manager, he has led his team to glory.

Former football player Didier Deschamps is a French-Basque manager and has been France’s national team’s manager since 2012. He is renowned for his leadership skills because as a captain and as a manager, he has led his team to glory.

Deschamps captained France to the 1998 FIFA World Cup victory and the Euro win in 2000. He was a defensive midfielder during his playing days.

Deschamps represented several clubs that include Juventus, Chelsea, Marseille, Valencia, Nantes, and Bordeaux. He played in three UEFA European Championships and one FIFA World Cup.

Another victory to add to his list is his being the manager of the FIFA World Cup 2018 French team.

He was also the captain of Marseille which won their single UEFA Champions League title in 1993, becoming the youngest skipper to achieve the feat. Before his retirement, Didier Deschamps achieved a lot of accolades to his name. He didn’t stop there, now that France is going to play the semi-final against Morocco, let’s know more about Didier Deschamps.

He was only the second captain in football’s history who lifted the World Cup, the Champions League trophy, and the European Championship Trophy. Deschamps is also the third man in history to win the World Cup both as a player and as a manager. Last but not the least, he and Franz Beckenbauer are the only two who led their respective team to win the World Cup both as captain and manager.

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Didier Deschamps Age

Deschamps was born on 15 October 1968. He is 54 years old now.

Didier Deschamps Wiki

Deschamps started his football career at an amateur club, Aviron Bayonnais during his school years. Nantes spotted him and signed him later in 1983. In 1989, he transferred to Marseille and then spent one season on loan with Bordeaux in 1990 but returned to Marseille later. He won back-to-back French league titles with this team (in 1991 and 1992).

Deschamps then inked a deal with Juventus and won three Serie A, one Coppa Italia, two Italian Supercups, his second Champions League title, UEFA Super Cup, and an Intercontinental Cup. After Juventus, he played for Chelsea. His last team before retiring was Valencia. He retired at the age of 32 in 2001.

He began his managing career with Monaco and led it to the Coupe de la Ligue in 2003. Before handing France’s team’s managing role, he helped Juventus to win Serie B and managed Marseille as well.

Following his given managing role in France, Deschamps led the national team to the quarter-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the final of UEFA Euro 2016, and win in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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Didier Deschamps Son

Didier Deschamps
Didier Deschamps and his son Dylan Deschamps

Dylan Deschamps is the only son of father Didier Deschamps and mother Claude Deschamps. Dylan was born in 1996 and his current age is 26 years old. 

Didier Deschamps Instagram

He is on Instagram as dylan13260.

Didier Deschamps World Cup

As a player, Deschamps lifted the World Cup one time, representing France, in 1988. He was the manager of the 2018 FIFA World Cup-winning French team. He is also the manager of the France team that is playing World Cup in 2022.

Didier Deschamps Player Profile

Name in home country:Didier Claude Deschamps
Date of birth:Oct 15, 1968
Place of birth:Bayonne, France
Height:1,74 m
Position:midfield – Defensive Midfield
Current club:Retired
Joined:Jul 1, 2001
Contract expires:
Main position:Defensive Midfield
Other position:Central Midfield
Former International: 
103 / 4
Youth ClubsAviron Bayonnais (1976–1983), FC Nantes (1983–1985)

Didier Deschamps Instagram

Deschamps is not on any social media platforms. We’ll update you if he ever makes an account.

Didier Deschamps Stats

ClubsAppearancesGoals Assists
Juventus FC178413
Olympique Marseille15895
FC Nantes1234
Chelsea FC4611
FC Girondins Bordeaux353
Valencia CF19

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Gouri Das
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Gouri Das is a tennis writer at The Sportslite. She started following tennis after reading about Novak Djokovic's Grand Slam victories. Djokovic and Andy Murray are her favorite players. She also follows cricket closely.

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