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Youri Djorkaeff


Forwards who played for several groups during his very long career, especially Monaco from 1990 to 1995 and Internazionale from 1996 to 1999. He was an associate from the French nationwide group from 1993 to 2002. He started his career using the French golf club Grenoble in 1984. He earned the World Glass with France in 1998, exactly the same yr he helped Internazionale catch the UEFA Glass. His dad Jean Djorkaeff performed central defender in over 500 fits within the French soccer little league. Patrick Vieira was his teammate within the Globe Cup-winning 1998 French squad.

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Full Name Youri Djorkaeff
Date Of Birth March 9, 1968
Place Of Birth Lyon, France
Height 1.78 m
Weight 72 kg
Profession Soccer Player
Nationality Armenian, French
Spouse Sophie Djorkaeff
Children Oan Djorkaeff, Sacha Djorkaeff
Parents Jean Djorkaeff, Mary Ohanian
Siblings Micha Djorkaeff, Denis Djorkaeff
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1Joined Premiership club Blackburn Rovers following the expiry of his contract with Bolton. [October 2004]
2Plays for Bolton Wanderers in England [February 2002]
3Joined New York/New Jersey Metrostars in the American Major Soccer League [February 2005]
4Joined Bolton Wanderers on a free transfer in February 2002 in what was one of the club's biggest deals in history. The former World Cup and European Championship winner played a big part in helping the Trotters avoid relegation where he has remained a key figure since. Has captained Bolton on a number of occasions when Jay-Jay Okocha is on international duty.
5Has three children: Sacha, Oan and Angelica.
6His mother is from Armenia and his father is from Russia (Kalmyk).
7World and European Champion honours in July 1998 and July 2000 with the French team. He also played for France in the 2002 World Cup.
8Son of a former professional and international soccer player, Jean Djorkaeff, who played for France in the 1966 World Cup and also coached the Armenian national team.



Salut les Terriens2006TV SeriesHimself
Café Picouly2006TV SeriesHimself
Tout le monde en parle2000-2006TV SeriesHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2006TV Series documentaryHimself
2000 UEFA European Football Championship2000TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Les yeux dans les Bleus1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
XVI FIFA World Cup 19981998TV Mini-SeriesHimself - France
1996 UEFA European Football Championship1996TV SeriesHimself

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The Story of Football2002Video documentaryHimself - 1998 World Cup Final

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