Fabien BARTHEZ

Fabien Alain Barthez (born 28 June 1971) is a French former footballer and racing driver who played as a goalkeeper. At club level, he played football in both France and England with Toulouse, Marseille, AS Monaco, Manchester United, and Nantes. At international level, he represented the France national team, with whom he won the 1998 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2000, and the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup, representing his nation at a total of three editions of both the FIFA World Cup and the UEFA European Championship; he also reached the final of the 2006 FIFA World Cup, after which he retired from international football.

Nicknamed Le Divin Chauve ("The Divine Bald One"), due to his trademark shaved head, Barthez is France's most capped player in the FIFA World Cup, with 17 appearances at the finals and shares the reco...

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