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United Legends - Fabien Barthez

United Legends - Fabien Barthez
A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

Name - Fabien Alain Barthez

Date of Birth - 28th June 1971

Place of Birth - Lavelanet, France

Position - Goalkeeper

Youth career -
1986-1990 - Toulouse

Senior career -
1990-1992 - Toulouse
1992-1995 - Marseille
1995-2000 - AS Monaco
2000-2004 - Manchester United
2003-2004 - Marseille (loan)
2004-2006 - Marseille
2006-2007 - Nantes

International Career -
1994-2006 - France

Interesting Facts -
1 - Barthez has won the 1998 FIFA World Cup and Euro 2000 whilst playing for France. They also reached the final of the 2006 World Cup.

2 - Barthez shares the record for the most World Cup clean sheets with Peter Shilton, where they both achieved a total of 10.

3 - Barthez joined Manchester United in 2000 for a fee of £7.8 million.

4 - During his time with club football, Barthez won the Champions League as well as many Premier League and Ligue 1 titles.

5 - After retiring from football, Barthez embarked on a career in motorsport in 2008.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Thursday February 25 2016
Time: 12:42PM

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