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Fabien Barthez

Born Jun 28, 1971

Fabien Alain Barthez is a former French footballer goalkeeper who won honours with Manchester United and the French national team, with whom he won the 1998 FIFA World Cup and Euro 2000 and reached the final of the 2006 World Cup. He shares the record for the most World Cup finals clean sheets with Peter Shilton, with 10. In club football he won the Champions League as well as several Ligue 1 and Premier League titles.… Read More

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1971 Birth Born on June 28, 1971.


1991 - 1992 2 More Events
1994 23 Years Old He stayed with the club in Division 2 for the 1994–95 season despite many offers from elite French clubs.
1995 24 Years Old In 1995, Barthez joined AS Monaco and won Ligue 1 titles in 1997 and 2000. … Read More
2000 29 Years Old Barthez joined United for £7.8 million in 2000.


He was later reunited with national team-mate Laurent Blanc who joined Manchester United in 2001. … Read More
2002 31 Years Old An almost identical incident happened less than a year later in October 2002, when Barthez was unhappy about the awarding of a penalty to Fulham, and so stood at the post and refused to be in goal for the penalty. … Read More
2003 32 Years Old In October 2003, after American newcomer Tim Howard won the starting goalkeeper's job from Barthez, United agreed to release Barthez from his contract at Old Trafford after the 2003–04 season, and also agreed to loan Barthez out to Marseille for the remainder of that season. … Read More
2004 33 Years Old The two clubs agreed on a loan deal after the transfer window reopened on 1 January 2004, and Barthez joined Marseille soon afterwards.
2005 34 Years Old Barthez was involved in a controversy during a friendly match between OM and Morocco's Wydad Casablanca on 12 February 2005. … Read More
On 27 April, Marseille and Barthez agreed to a two-and-a-half-year contract which would keep him at the club until spring 2006.
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