Christophe Galtier is a French professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. He was appointed as PSG’s Coach in the early hours of Tuesday. As a defender, Galtier was a journeyman professional who spent many of his 15 years as a player at Marseille with spells at six other clubs, four in France and one each in Italy and China.
Who is Christophe Galtier?
Christophe Galtier was born on 26 August 1966. He won the Best Manager of the Year award at the Trophées UNFP du football in 2013, which he shared with Carlo Ancelotti, and again in 2019 after Lille finished in second place during the 2018–19 Ligue 1 season.
Full name: Christophe Galtier
Date of birth: 26 August 1966
Place of birth: Marseille, France
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Spouse: Not Married
Childhood club: SO Les Caillols
Clubs managed: Saint-Étienne, Lille, Nice, Paris Saint-Germain
Awards: Coupe de France runner-up 1986–87, Coupe de la Ligue 2012–13, Ligue 1 Manager of the Year 2012–13
He spent a large part of his playing career in France with his hometown club Marseille, whom he represented in two different spells. In a fifteen-year career, he also played for Lille, Toulouse, Angers, and Nîmes in France, before ending his career with stints in Italy for Monza and with Liaoning in China.
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