The French footballer was renowned for its eminent leadership as played with club Marseille. It was for that reason that he was give the nickname Le Président. Laurent Blanc, former professional football player of France national football team; in addition, he also had played with some football clubs, including Montpellier, Napoli, Barcelona, Marseille, Internazionale and Manchester United. As a standout professional footballer, he has made great contributions at the 1998 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2000, earning 97 caps and winning 16 international goals. In the World Cup match against Paraguay, Laurent Blanc won his number one golden goal in June 1998.
Since he started his managerial career, many football clubs have made great progresses with direction of the French international. Prior to being the coach of France national football team, Blanc led Bordeaux to the 2008-09 Ligue title. Taken the position of Raymond Domenech after the 2010 World Cup, he was appointed as the coach of the France national football team. Then, he coached the club Paris-Saint Germain for further honors.
For his outstanding performances at the the 1988 European Under-21 Championship, Blanc became a member of the team winning Greece in the play-off. He was also awarded the Golden Player by UEFA in the same year. He accomplished his first appearance with the French senior national football team against Ireland national football team. Although with the helping hand of countless famous retired footballer, France side failed to reach the 1990 World Cup. Upon hearing this bad news, most football fans and related persons have heavily criticized him for the poor subsequence.