Patrice Evra Bio

IMAGE TAKEN FROM : The French Football Federation
FULL NAMEPatrice Evra
BORNMay 15, 1981

ABOUT

Patrice Evra is a French international footballer who represents both the France national team and Manchester United in the Premier League. He is characterised as “the quintessential example of a contemporary full-back,” noted for his quickness, agility, and drive. He is mostly an attacker, although he also plays as a left back. He played for professional club Paris Saint-Germain in 1997. Evra joined Monaco in 2002 and was a key member of the team that won the Coupe de la Ligue in 2003. In 2003, he made his first appearance in European play as the starting left defender for the Monaco club that reached the 2004 UEFA Champions League Final. The next year,Evra was named the Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year by the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP). He was also selected to the Ligue 1 Team of the Year by the organisation. Evra moved to Manchester United in England in January 2006. He has a bevvy of titles to his name as a United player, including the Football League Cup in his first season. He won four Premier League championships, one UEFA Champions League trophy, and one FIFA Club World Cup in his second season.Three League Cups and four Community Shields have been won by the team. On three times, Evra has been chosen to the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Team of the Year. He was selected to the FIFPro World XI and the UEFA Team of the Year for his achievements during the 2008–09 season. Evra has also represented France in three major international tournaments: the UEFA European Football Championships in 2008 and 2012, as well as the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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