Fabien Alain Barthez 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, 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 record for the most World Cup finals clean sheets with Peter Shilton, with ten. In club football, he won the UEFA Champions League with Olympique Marseille in 1993 as well as several Ligue 1 and Premier League titles.
About Fabien Barthez
Former soccer goalkeeper who earned his second European Best Goalkeeper award in 2000 while playing with Monaco.
He made his professional debut with Toulouse in 1990 after four years in their youth ranks.
He earned 87 international caps with France's national team from 1994 to 2006.
He was once romantically linked to model Linda Evangelista.
He was teammates with Zinedine Zidane for his entire 12-year international playing career.
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- Toulouse FC players
- UEFA Euro 2000 players
- UEFA Euro 1996 players
- UEFA Euro 2004 players
- European Le Mans Series drivers
- FC Nantes players
- French racing drivers
- FIFA World Cup-winning players
- AS Monaco FC players
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- Olympique de Marseille players
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