Date of Birth: 21.06.55
Mother tongue: French
Other languages: English, Italian
Place of Residence: Nyon
FIFA Ex-Co member since
Other functions in football
You can read all about Michel Platini's career in the Classic Football section.
Family and Golf
What does football mean to you?
It's a game
Which football club did you support as a child?
Ajax and St. Etienne
Did you ever have an idol in football?
What is your fondest footballing memory?
My first 'official' game was an U-11 match between Joeuf - Homecourt. I was nine, so two years younger than everyone. I went onto the pitch at the end of the game and scored twice and we won 9-0.
What has been your biggest disappointment in football?