Ex-footballer and ex-coach of the French national team, Henri Michel has died. Reports that Radio France International (RFI) on Tuesday. Henri Michel was 70 years old.
Henri Michel, was an elegant midfielder who is a legend at FC Nantes. He played there in sixteen years 640 matches and scored 95 goals. FC Nantes won the Michel three titles (1973, 1977 and 1980) and he picked up a times the Coupe de France (1979). Michel was also 58 times selected for the French national team and scored four times for Les Bleus. In 1978 he took part in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Argentina.
Michel was not only as a player of France to the world cup, but also as a coach. Under his leadership, won Les Bleus the bronze medal against Belgium at the world cup in 1986 in Mexico. Michel won as a coach, also a gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1984 in Los Angeles. After his job with the French national team, he went to work as a coach at Paris Saint-Germain, and later also as a coach in Cameroon, Morocco, Tunisia and Kenya. In 2012, he ended his trainerscarrière.