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Didier Deschamps

Didier Deschamps
Personal information
Full nameDidier Claude Deschamps
Date of birth15 October 1968(age 48)
Place of birthBayonne, France
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8.5 in)
Playing positionDefensive midfielder
Club information
Current clubMarseille (manager)

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Didier Claude Deschamps (-frdidje deˈʃɑ̃; born 15 October 1968 in Bayonne) is a retired French footballer and current manager of Marseille. He played as a defensive midfielder. As an international, he assisted France with victories in the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000. He is a first cousin of Nathalie Tauziat, the French tennis player who reached the Ladies' Final at Wimbledon eight days before Deschamps captained France to victory in the 1998 World Cup final against Brazil.

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