Fabien Barthez


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 - 1994 3 More Events
1995 24 Years Old In 1995, Barthez joined AS Monaco and won Ligue 1 titles in 1997 and 2000.
1998 27 Years Old He also played in Jean Tigana's talented Monaco side which famously put his future club Manchester United out of the Champions League in 1998 on away goals after a 1–1 draw at Old Trafford. … Read More
2000 29 Years Old Barthez joined United for £7.8 million in 2000.


He was later reunited with national teammate Laurent Blanc, who joined United in 2001. … Read More
2002 - 2004 3 More Events
2005 34 Years Old Barthez was involved in a controversy during a friendly match between Marseille and Morocco's Wydad Casablanca on 12 February 2005. … Read More
In defeating Brazil, 1–0 on 1 July 2006, Barthez, having made only one save in the game, became the first keeper to blank the Brazilian team in consecutive World Cup finals matches, the first being the 1998 final (3–0). … Read More
2007 36 Years Old After retiring from football in 2007, Barthez began a career in motorsport in 2008. … Read More
2009 38 Years Old In 2009, he raced in a number of various motorsport series such as the French GT Championship, Bioracing Series and the Caterham Sigma Cup France as well as the Porsche Carrera Cup France.
2010 39 Years Old He continued to race in the FFSA GT Championship in 2010 and picked up his first podium in race 1 at Dijon-Prenois.


2012 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, Barthez became the honorary president of Championnat National team Luzenac, where he personally picked Quentin Westberg and Nicolas Dieuze to sign for the club. … Read More
2013 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, he was crowned French GT Champion alongside Morgan Moullin-Traffort, driving a Ferrari.
2014 43 Years Old In February 2014, it was announced that Barthez would be entered into the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans, driving Sofrev ASP's Ferrari 458. … Read More
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