The Poster: The Fabulous Life of Fabien Barthez | From Winning The World Cup to Driving in Le Mans

If you're a passionate football fan, then you'll love this Fabien Barthez poster! It's perfect for your bedroom, man cave, or office. Barthez was a French football icon and one of the best goalkeepers of his generation. He won the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship with France, as well as the Champions League with Marseille in 1999. He was also an integral part of Manchester United's squad winning the Premier League twice. This high-quality poster features a great image of Barthez in action, and it's sure to get you pumped up for game day. So hang it up and show your support for one of the greatest goalkeepers in history!

 

Poster of Fabien Barthez

 

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Poster of Fabien Barthez

In the world of sports, there are a few positions that garner more attention than others. One of those is the goalkeeper – the last line of defence and often the hero or goat, depending on the game. One such keeper is Fabien Barthez, who had an impressive career playing for clubs in France and Europe, as well as for the French national team. He was part of the successful French national team that won the World Cup in 1998 and played for some of Europe's biggest clubs, including Manchester United and Marseille. In this blog post, we will take a look at Barthez's life both on and off the field!

Barthez's early life and career in France

Fabien Barthez was born in Lavelanet, France in 1971. He began playing football at a young age and quickly developed into a talented goalkeeper. Barthez started his professional career with Toulouse FC in 1989. He moved to Marseille in 1992 and won the Ligue One and Champions League with them in his very first season. But due to match-fixing allegations against Marseille, they were stripped of their first division title and were forced to be relegated. Barthez stayed on with the club helping them secure promotion by winning the second division title. He spent four years with the club, before moving to AS Monaco in 1993. Barthez quickly became one of the top goalkeepers in France helping Monaco win the Ligue One title twice in 1997 and 2000.

After impressing at Monaco, Barthez moved to England to join Manchester United in 2000. He became the most expensive goalkeeper in history at the time, when he transferred for £12 million pounds. Barthez enjoyed great success with United, winning the Premier League title in his first season. He won another Premier League title in 2002/2003. Barthez's time at United came to an end in 2004 and he returned to France joining Marseille once again.

Barthez ended his professional career with Nantes in 2007. In total, he made over 550 appearances for clubs and saved over 200 clean sheets.

Fabien Barthez career with France

Barthez's national team career is just as impressive as his club career. He made his debut for the team in 1994 and quickly became the first-choice goalkeeper. Barthez was part of the French team that won the World Cup in 1998, as well as Euro 2000. He also helped France reach the final of the 2006 World Cup, although they were defeated by Italy. Barthez announced his retirement from international football after the 2006 World Cup.

In total, Barthez made 81 appearances for France and is widely considered to be one of the best goalkeepers of all time.

Life after football for Fabien Barthez

Barthez after retirement has been a football pundit for French television. He has also been involved in several businesses, such as his own perfume line and a fashion label. Barthez is also an accomplished artist, and has exhibited his work in Paris and New York. In addition to all of his creative endeavors, Barthez has also written two books; one on his life as a footballer, and the other a children's book.

Barthez's post-football career has been just as successful as his time on the pitch. He has used his popularity and notoriety to pursue many different business ventures. His most recent endeavor is a fashion label. The label features clothing and accessories for both men and women. Barthez has said that he wanted to create a brand that was "accessible to everyone."

Barthez's post-football career is a true example of how to make the most of your fame and fortune. He has taken his popularity and used it to pursue many different interests. His fashion label, art exhibitions, and books are just a few of the ways that Barthez has kept himself busy since hanging up his cleats.

Barthez has always been known for being a bit of a eccentric character. He is known for his love of fast cars and has even raced in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Barthez has also dabbled in acting, appearing in French films such as "Les Lyonnais" and "ASAP".

Barthez now works as a pundit on French television. He is also the president of the Laureus World Sports Academy, which is an organisation that recognises sporting achievement around the world.

Fabien Barthez has had a truly remarkable career. He has achieved success at the highest level in both club and international football. His post-football career has been just as successful, with Barthez using his popularity to pursue many different business ventures. There is no doubt that Barthez is a true legend of the game.

Poster of Fabien Barthez