Michel Platini, a professional former midfielder, coach and administer, was born in Jœuf, France on Jun. 21, 1955. He was widely considered as the greatest football player of his generation, winning numerous honors, accolades and titles. As a prolific goal-scorer in his football career, he played for many celebrated football clubs, including Nancy, Saint-Étienne, and Juventus. He became a remarkable professional football player of France for extraordinary technique, dynamic energy, consistency and agility.
Michel Platini was raised up in an ordinary family. His grandfather was a worker engaged in construction originally for many years, also a later owner of a coffee bar for athletes. Michel Platini’s father was a mathematical teacher of a secondary school, a really football lover. Michel Platini received normal training at the Nancy first team, making great progress in physical quality and individual technique.
At the age of 21, he was inducted in the France national football team, showing great potential in free kick and speed. He helped the team winning numerous honors and titles at major international competitions in France football shirt.