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Emmanuel Petit
Emmanuel Petit.jpg
Petit in 2005
Personal information
Full name Emmanuel Laurent Petit
Date o birth (1970-09-22) 22 September 1970 (age 48)
Place o birth Dieppe, France
Hicht 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playin poseetion Midfielder
Youth career
Arques-la-Bataille
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1997 Monaco 222 (4)
1997–2000 Arsenal 85 (9)
2000–2001 Barcelona 23 (1)
2001–2004 Chelsea 55 (2)
Total 385 (16)
Naitional team
1990–2003 Fraunce 63 (6)
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerly

Emmanuel Laurent "Manu" Petit (French pronunciation: ​[ɛmanɥɛl pəˈti]; born 22 September 1970) is a French retired fitbawer, who played club fitbaa for Monaco, Arsenal, Barcelona, an Chelsea. He representit Fraunce at internaitional level, an scored the third goal in Fraunce's 3–0 victory in the 1998 FIFA Warld Cup Final.

Club career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Emmanuel Petit wis born on 22 September 1970 in Dieppe, Seine-Maritime. He began his career at minor club ES Arques-la-Bataille,[1] afore bein signed bi Arsène Wenger's AS Monaco at the age o 18. He made his debut suin efter an played in the 1989 French Cup feenal. Petit became a regular at Monaco, playin at left midfielder or centre midfielder; in 1991 he wan the Cup wi Monaco, an played in the 1992 European Cup Winners' Cup feenal an aw (which Monaco lost tae Werder Bremen). In 1996–97, his feenal saison at Monaco, he caiptained his side tae the Ligue 1 title.

Despite interest frae Levski Sofia, Rangers an Tottenham Hotspur, Petit jynt Arsenal in Juin 1997 for £2.5m,[1] whaur he was reunitit wi his umwhile Monaco manager, Arsène Wenger. Wenger switched Petit frae central midfielder tae defensive midfielder, an pairtnered him wi fellae Frenchman Patrick Vieira. The French duo shapit a midfield pairtnership which brocht instant success, as Petit wan the Double wi Arsenal in his very first saison, clinchin baith the Premier League title an the FA Cup. Aathegither, in the three saisons in his Arsenal career, Petit made 118 appearances an scored 11 goals, includin a stunnin drive frae ootside the aurie against Derby County (which wis the winnin goal an aw), durin the 1997–98 saison.

Petit muivit tae Barcelona (thegither wi Arsenal team-mate Marc Overmars) in the simmer o 2000 for £7m (€14m). At Barcelona he wis muivit back intae defence, an suffered a rash o nigglin injuries; as a result, he failed tae settle an coud no haud doun a regular place. In his biografie, published in 2008, the midfielder gae his time at Barcelona a special chapter, in which he exposit that coach Llorenç Serra Ferrer didna even ken wha position he played when he jynt the team. His anerly goal for Barcelona came on 13 Mey 2001 at hame tae Rayo Vallecano in a 5-1 win.[2]

Efter his first saison at the Camp Nou, he wis linkit wi muives back tae Ingland wi Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur an Chelsea. He muivit back tae Ingland tae sign for Chelsea in 2001 for £7.5m.[3][4] He initially wis a first-team regular for the Blues in a lairgely disappointin first saison an played in the 2002 FA Cup Feenal [5] which Chelsea lost tae his auld club, Arsenal. He scored his first goal for Chelsea in a 2–1 win ower Derby County on 30 Mairch 2002.[6] His seicont saison saw a significant impruivement, as he shapit an impressive midfield pairtnership wi Frank Lampard as Chelsea impressed in the winner-taks-aw feenal game o the saison against Liverpool as Chelsea secured the fowert UEFA Champions League berth. He scored twice throuoot the saison an aw: against Everton in the League Cup,[7] an umwhile club Arsenal in the league.[8] Housomeivver, efter a series o knee injuries, he spent hintle o his feenal saison o his career on the sidelines, an he wis released on a free transfer in the simmer o 2004, his feenal appearance for the club comin against Blackburn Rovers on 1 Februar 2004.[9]

Efter bein released bi Chelsea, Petit rejectit the chance tae sign for Bolton Wanderers,[10][11] an he annooncit his retirement on 20 Januar 2005 efter failin tae fully recover follaein knee surgery.[12][13][14]

Internaitional career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Playin for the Fraunce naitional team, Petit earned 63 caps an scored 6 internaitional goals in his career an wan the 1998 FIFA Warld Cup an the Euro 2000. He scored twice in the 1998 Warld Cup, the first came from a pouerful shot frae juist ootside the box against Denmark, which turned oot tae be the match winner, an a seicont in the feenal against Brazil. The goal he scored in the feenal wis pairticularly memorable, as he haed embarkit on an optimistic run athort field afore calmly slottin in the goal in the feenal minute o regular time. That same goal happened tae be the 1,000t goal in the history o the Fédération Française de Football, an the last Warld Cup goal o the twintiet hunderyear. France wan the match 3–0. An earlier Petit corner kick haed set up Zinedine Zidane's heider for Fraunce's first goal. Petit wis pairt of the 2002 FIFA Warld Cup squad an aw, which failed tae advance past the group stages an failed tae score a single goal in three matches durin their defence o the trophy.

Petit retired frae internaitional fitbaa in September 2003.[15]

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Petit marriet French actress Agathe de La Fontaine,[16] in 2000, but later divorced her in 2002 efter haein ane bairn, Zoe. He nou shares a life wi Maria Servello, wi whom he haed anither bairn, Violet, in 2007. He haes been a fitbaa analyst in Fraunce an aw.

His brither Olivier wis an amateur fitbawer when Petit wis a teenager. While playin for his club Arques in 1988, Olivier collapsed an wis rushed tae hospital whaur he wis pronooncit deid due tae a blood clot o the brain.[17] In his biografie, Petit explained that this event shockit him tae such an extent that it amaist made him quit fitbaa. He viewed his brither as a giftit young man who haed guid looks an did well in aw his endeavours, whether it wis fitbaa or eddication.

In Julie 1998 Petit wan £17,000 worth o francs on a fruit machine in a Monte Carlo hotel. He gae it aw tae charity.[18]

Petit's squad nummer at aw his clubs wis 17.

In Juin 2011, Petit shavit his hair for charity, raisin £34,000, he shavit his beard an aw.

Petit haes been an ambassador for the Hameless Warld Cup muivement syne the tournament wis hostit bi Paris in 2011.[19]

He wis featurt in an episode o The Bill in a Christenmas special an aw.

Career statistics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Club[eedit | eedit soorce]

[20]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Fraunce League Coupe de France Coupe de la Ligue Europe Total
1988–89 Monaco Division 1 9 0 9 1 - 0 0 18 1
1989–90 28 0 1 0 - 7 0 36 0
1990–91 27 1 6 0 - 5 0 38 1
1991–92 28 0 4 0 - 7 0 39 0
1992–93 25 1 2 0 - - 27 1
1993–94 28 0 2 0 - 10 0 40 0
1994–95 25 1 1 0 1 0 - 27 1
1995–96 23 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 27 1
1996–97 29 0 1 0 3 0 7 0 40 0
Ingland League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
1997–98 Arsenal FA Premier League 32 2 7 0 3 0 2 0 44 2
1998–99 26 4 3 2 0 0 3 0 32 6
1999–2000 27 3 3 0 0 0 10 0 40 3
Spain League Copa del Rey Supercopa de España Europe Total
2000–01 Barcelona La Liga 23 1 5 0 - 10 0 38 1
Ingland League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
2001–02 Chelsea FA Premier League 27 1 6 0 2 0 3 0 38 1
2002–03 24 1 5 0 1 1 1 0 31 2
2003–04 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 7 0
Total Fraunce 222 4 29 1 4 0 37 0 292 5
Ingland 140 11 25 2 6 1 21 0 192 14
Spain 23 1 5 0 0 0 10 0 38 1
Career total 385 16 59 3 10 1 68 0 522 20

Internaitional[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Fraunce naitional team
Year Apps Goals
1990 1 0
1991 0 0
1992 5 0
1993 7 0
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 1 0
1997 2 0
1998 10 2
1999 5 1
2000 14 1
2001 7 1
2002 9 1
2003 1 0
Total 63 6

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Club[eedit | eedit soorce]

Monaco
Arsenal

Internaitional[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fraunce

Indwaller[eedit | eedit soorce]

Orders[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://soccernet.espn.go.com/archive/england/players/petitemmanuel.html
  2. "Barcelona Statistics". WorldFootball.net. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  3. Brodkin, Jon (27 June 2001). "Sensitive Petit finds a friend in Ranieri". The Guardian. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  4. Johnson, Simon (27 June 2001). "Petit warns Vieira after sealing Chelsea deal". The Telegraph. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  5. Webster, Rupert. "Petit's Big Cup Final Role". Sky Sports. 
  6. "Chelsea defeat battling Derby". BBC. 30 March 2002. Retrieved 2 November 2009. 
  7. "Awesome Chelsea thrash Everton". BBC. 4 December 2002. Retrieved 2 November 2009. 
  8. "Arsenal edge past Chelsea". BBC. 1 January 2003. Retrieved 2 November 2009. 
  9. "Blackburn 2–3 Chelsea". BBC. 1 February 2004. Retrieved 12 March 2010. 
  10. "Petit: 'I rejected Bolton approach'". ESPN. 21 August 2004. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  11. "Petit snubs Bolton". Sky Sports. 21 August 2004. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  12. "Petit calls time on his career". The Guardian. 21 January 2005. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  13. "Petit career ended by knee injury". BBC. 21 January 2005. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  14. "Injury forces Petit to retire". The Telegraph. 21 January 2005. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  15. "Petit quits France with Santini blast". ESPN. 8 September 2003. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  16. http://www.purepeople.com/people/emmanuel-petit_p996
  17. www.telegraph.co.uk – "Moment of quiet reflection for Arsenal's flexible friend
  18. Fordyce, Tom (17 January 2003). "How to lose £50,000 the football way". BBC News. Retrieved 2 May 2010. 
  19. http://www.homelessworldcup.com/testimonial/emmanuel-petit/
  20. Emmanuel Petit career stats at Soccerbase
  21. http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/petit-intl.html
  22. "France honors World Cup winners – Government gives Legion of Honor to players, coaches". CNN/SI. 1 September 1998. Retrieved 20 July 2006. 
  23. "Décret du 24 juillet 1998 portant nomination à titre exceptionnel". JORF. 1998 (170): 11376. 25 July 1998. PREX9801916D. Retrieved 10 March 2009. 

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