|Full name||Laurent Blanc|
|Date of birth||November 19, 1965|
|Place of birth||Alès, France|
|Height||1. Events 1095 - The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. Alès is a commune in southern France, in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. 92 m (6 ft 31⁄2 in)|
Olympique de Marseille
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Laurent Blanc (born November 19, 1965 in Alès) is a retired French football defender and current manager of FC Girondins de Bordeaux, who scored the first golden goal in World Cup history. Events 1095 - The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. Alès is a commune in southern France, in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered In Association football (soccer a defender is a player who tries to prevent the other team from scoring FC Girondins de Bordeaux is a French football team playing in the city of Bordeaux. The golden goal is a method used to decide the winner of games in elimination matches which end in a draw after the end of regulation time The FIFA World Cup, occasionally called the Football World Cup, but usually referred to simply as the World Cup, is an international Association football Blanc is considered to be one of the great centre-halves in the history of football.
For France, Blanc played in Euro 92, reached the semi-finals in Euro 96, and won the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000. The French national football team represents the nation of France in international football. The 1992 UEFA European Football Championship final tournament was hosted by Sweden. The 1996 UEFA European Football Championship ( Euro 96) was hosted by England. The 1998 FIFA World Cup, the 16th staging of the World Cup was held in France from June 10 to July 12 after 60 years to celebrate the third edition scheduled The 2000 UEFA European Football Championship, or Euro 2000, was the 11th UEFA European Football Championship, which is held every four years and organized by He was also well-known for kissing good friend and goalkeeper Fabien Barthez's head before the start of every match, supposedly for good luck (the two did repeat this ritual when they played together for Manchester United, only for Champions League matches). Fabien Alain Barthez (born 28 June 1971 in Lavelanet) is a retired French football goalkeeper who played for the French national team Overall, he recorded 97 caps and scored 16 goals for his country, a very large number for a defender. A cap is an appearance for a select team such as a school county or international team in sports The most important of those must be the first ever World Cup golden goal, in the second round against Paraguay on June 28, 1998. The Paraguay national football team is the national team of Paraguay and is controlled by the Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol. Events 1098 - Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul. Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) He missed the World Cup final in 1998 after being sent off in the semi-final against Croatia for elbowing Slaven Bilić, although replays showed that Bilić had clearly feigned the injury. Slaven Bilić ˈbiːlitɕ}} (born 11 September 1968 in Split, Croatia) is a former Croatian footballer and current head coach of the Croatian The Croatian was heavily criticised afterwards.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson had attempted to lure Blanc several times since 1996 and finally succeeded in 2001. Sir Alexander Chapman "Alex" Ferguson, CBE, (born 31 December 1941 in Govan, Glasgow) is a Scottish football manager Despite his age of 35 years, Blanc proved a competent successor for the departed Jaap Stam and United fans nicknamed him "Larry White". Jakob "Jaap" Stam (born July 17 1972 in Kampen in the Netherlands) is a retired Dutch football player He retired two years later, having helped his club to the 2002/03 F.A. Premier League crown. The Premier League, colloquially referred to as the Premiership, is an English professional league for football clubs
On June 8, 2007, Blanc was named new manager of FC Girondins de Bordeaux. Events 68 - The Roman Senate accepts emperor Galba. 536 - St Silverius becomes Pope (probable Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. FC Girondins de Bordeaux is a French football team playing in the city of Bordeaux. 
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