Date: 25th February 2016 at 12:42pm
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A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

Name – Fabien Alain Barthez

Date of Birth – 28th June 1971

Place of Birth – Lavelanet, France

Position – Goalkeeper

Youth career
1986-1990 – Toulouse

Senior career
1990-1992 – Toulouse
1992-1995 – Marseille
1995-2000 – AS Monaco
2000-2004 – Manchester United
2003-2004 – Marseille (loan)
2004-2006 – Marseille
2006-2007 – Nantes

International Career
1994-2006 – France

Interesting Facts
1 – Barthez has won the 1998 FIFA World Cup and Euro 2000 whilst playing for France. They also reached the final of the 2006 World Cup.

2 – Barthez shares the record for the most World Cup clean sheets with Peter Shilton, where they both achieved a total of 10.

3 – Barthez joined Manchester United in 2000 for a fee of £7.8 million.

4 – During his time with club football, Barthez won the Champions League as well as many Premier League and Ligue 1 titles.

5 – After retiring from football, Barthez embarked on a career in motorsport in 2008.