Didier Deschamps

Born: October 15, 1968 (age 47)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Bayonne, France
Nationality: France French

France head coach Didier Deschamps during a press conference on November 11, 2013
Career History
International2012-France
Sports Mole has 436 articles about Didier Deschamps. Articles 1 to 40:
France's forward Dimitri Payet (R) is congratulated by France's coach Didier Deschamps after scoring the 2-1 goal during the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Didier Deschamps rues missed opportunities
France boss Didier Deschamps rues his team's missed chances in Tuesday night's World Cup qualifier against Belarus, which finished goalless.
Sep 7, 13:39
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Result: Disappointing France held in Belarus
France fail to break down Belarus as the Euro 2016 finalists are held to a goalless draw in their 2018 World Cup qualification opener on Tuesday night.
Sep 6, 21:35
Anthony Martial of Manchester United reacts after failing to score during against Liverpool at Anfield on January 17, 2016
Anthony Martial: 'Euro 2016 was disastrous'
France forward Anthony Martial brands his Euro 2016 "disastrous" after barely being used by Les Bleus boss Didier Deschamps.
Sep 5, 12:36
Anthony Martial celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton on April 3, 2016
France's Didier Deschamps explains why Anthony Martial was barely used at Euros
France boss Didier Deschamps reveals that Anthony Martial did not play regularly at Euro 2016 because he was "exhausted".
Sep 3, 12:20
France's forward Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring the 1-0 during the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Result: France make the most of lacklustre Italy defending to clinch win in Bari
Giampiero Ventura's first game as Italy head coach sees him succumb to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of France in Thursday night's friendly at the San Nicola Stadium.
Sep 1, 22:10
Italy's forward Pelle celebrates after scoring a goal during the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match between Italy and Spain at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, near Paris, on June 27, 2016. Italy won the match 2-0
Team News: Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud starts for France
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud leads the line for France in their international friendly against Italy, despite not having started for his club yet this season.
Sep 1, 19:25
Torino FC head coach Giampiero Ventura looks on during the TIM Cup match between Torino FC and AC Cesena at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on December 1, 2015
Live Commentary: Italy 1-3 France - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the international friendly between Italy and France at the San Nicola Stadium in Bari, which finished 3-1 to Les Bleus.
Sep 1, 19:16
France's coach Didier Deschamps is pictured prior to a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
France boss Didier Deschamps: 'We failed to rouse the country'
France boss Didier Deschamps says that the team failed to "rouse" the nation following their defeat to Portugal in the Euro 2016 final.
Jul 11, 12:06
Pepe reacts during the Portugal training session ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Germany and Portugal held at the Arena Fonte Nova on June 15, 2014
Team News: Pepe returns for Euro 2016 final
Portugal defender Pepe recovers from a thigh problem to start against host nation France in the Euro 2016 final.
Jul 10, 18:49
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Live Commentary: Portugal 1-0 France - as it happened
Relive Portugal's 1-0 victory over France as Eder scores the only goal of the game in extra time to fire his side to international glory.
Jul 10, 18:00
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Thierry Henry: 'Didier Deschamps always wins'
Former France striker Thierry Henry hails the winning mentality of manager Didier Deschamps ahead of the Euro 2016 final against Portugal.
Jul 10, 12:30
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Hungary and Portugal on June 22, 2016
Didier Deschamps: 'France must try to stop Cristiano Ronaldo'
Didier Deschamps confesses that he has no real plan to stop Cristiano Ronaldo when France face Portugal, but will at least try to "limit his influence" on the game.
Jul 9, 18:14
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Preview: Portugal vs. France
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Sunday's Euro 2016 final between Portugal and host nation France at the Stade de France.
Jul 9, 10:55
Toni Kroos and Adam Nagy in action during the international friendly between Germany and Hungary on June 4, 2016
Germany's Toni Kroos bemoans semi-final defeat
Germany midfielder Toni Kroos claims that his team did not deserve to lose Thursday's Euro 2016 semi-final to France.
Jul 8, 11:17
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group A game between France and Albania on June 15, 2016
France's Samuel Umtiti delighted with defensive display
France centre-back Samuel Umtiti says that beating Germany in the semi-finals of Euro 2016 was credit to the teamwork of the host nation.
Jul 8, 11:04
Olivier Giroud (1st L) of France celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group A match between France and Romania at Stade de France on June 10, 2016 in Paris, France
Didier Deschamps: 'Euro 2016 final is a 50/50 tie'
France boss Didier Deschamps refuses to accept that his side are the favourites to beat Portugal in Sunday night's Euro 2016 final.
Jul 8, 09:53
France head coach Didier Deschamps during a press conference on November 11, 2013
Didier Deschamps "delighted for the players"
France boss Didier Deschamps reveals his delight after leading Les Bleus into the final of Euro 2016 with a 2-0 win over Germany.
Jul 8, 09:26
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Didier Deschamps hails "great" Antoine Griezmann
France boss Didier Deschamps hails Antoine Griezmann following the attacker's brace in Thursday's Euro 2016 semi-final win over Germany.
Jul 8, 09:13
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Result: France reach Euro 2016 final on home soil with victory over Germany
France book their place in the final of Euro 2016 on home soil courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Germany in Marseille.
Jul 7, 21:55
Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger scores a goal during the Euro 2016 Group C match against Ukraine on June 12, 2016
Team News: Bastian Schweinsteiger starts for Germany
Bastian Schweinsteiger comes into the Germany team for Thursday's Euro 2016 semi-final against France, who are unchanged.
Jul 7, 18:59
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Live Commentary: Germany 0-2 France - as it happened
Relive France's 2-0 victory over world champions Germany as Antoine Griezmann's brace fires the host nation into the final of Euro 2016.
Jul 7, 18:00
France head coach Didier Deschamps during a press conference on November 11, 2013
France boss Didier Deschamps calls for heroes
France boss Didier Deschamps wants his players to 'write their own chapter' in history as they prepare to take on Germany in the semi-finals of Euro 2016.
Jul 6, 22:55
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group A game between France and Albania on June 15, 2016
Aime Jacquet: 'Germany are not unbeatable'
Former France boss Aime Jacquet insists that Germany are "not unbeatable" ahead of Thursday's Euro 2016 semi-final.
Jul 6, 21:32
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Didier Deschamps: 'We need Paul Pogba at his best'
France boss Didier Deschamps talks up the importance of Paul Pogba ahead of Thursday's Euro 2016 semi-final against Germany.
Jul 6, 19:52
France's forward Dimitri Payet (R) is congratulated by France's coach Didier Deschamps after scoring the 2-1 goal during the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Didier Deschamps: 'France will go for it against Germany in Euro 2016 semi-finals'
France manager Didier Deschamps is eager for his side to get stuck into Germany in the Euro 2016 semi-finals following Les Bleus' 5-2 win over Iceland.
Jul 3, 22:19
Iceland team head coach Lars Lagerback speaks during a press conference ahead of the Kirin Challenge Cup international friendly match against Japan at Nagai Stadium on February 23, 2012
Lars Lagerback: 'Iceland can beat France'
Iceland joint-coach Lars Lagerback calls on his team to take advantage of France's attacking style in Monday's Euro 2016 quarter-final.
Jul 1, 16:45
An earnest Antoine Griezmann speaks at a France press conference on March 22, 2016
Antoine Griezmann: 'France need to improve'
France forward Antoine Griezmann believes that his side needs to improve if they are to win Euro 2016 following their narrow 2-1 win over the Republic of Ireland.
Jun 26, 17:23
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Result: France through to Euro 2016 quarter-finals after overcoming Republic of Ireland
France are through to the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 after beating the Republic of Ireland 2-1 in Sunday's last-16 clash at Lyon's Stade des Lumieres.
Jun 26, 15:55
France's coach Didier Deschamps is pictured prior to a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Team News: France shuffle pack as Republic of Ireland remain unchanged in last-16 clash
France make four changes to their starting XI as they take on an unchanged Republic of Ireland in their Euro 2016 last-16 clash in Lyon.
Jun 26, 13:16
France's forward Dimitri Payet acknowledges the fans after France beat Romania 2-1 in the opening match of the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Dimitri Payet: 'I'm not France's best player'
France playmaker Dimitri Payet insists that Antoine Griezmann and Paul Pogba remain the team's best players despite his string of impressive displays at Euro 2016.
Jun 21, 13:44
Didier Deschamps of France reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Didier Deschamps content with Switzerland draw
France boss Didier Deschamps suggests that he is unconcerned that his side failed to score in their goalless draw with Switzerland on Sunday night.
Jun 20, 10:39
France's forward Dimitri Payet (R) is congratulated by France's coach Didier Deschamps after scoring the 2-1 goal during the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Team News: France boss Didier Deschamps makes five changes ahead of Switzerland clash
Didier Deschamps makes five changes to his France starting XI ahead of Sunday night's Euro 2016 Group A game against Switzerland.
Jun 19, 19:13
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group A game between France and Albania on June 15, 2016
Result: Euro 2016 hosts France leave it late again to beat Albania and reach last 16
Euro 2016 hosts France score two late goals to beat Albania and book a spot in the last 16.
Jun 15, 21:58
France's Paul Pogba in action against Finland on October 15, 2013
Team News: France drop Paul Pogba, Antoine Griezmann for Group A meeting with Albania
France manager Didier Deschamps drops Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann for Kingsley Coman and Anthony Martial in their Euro 2016 Group A meeting against Albania.
Jun 15, 19:12
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group A game between France and Albania on June 15, 2016
Live Commentary: France 2-0 Albania - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the Euro 2016 Group A clash between France and Albania at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille.
Jun 15, 19:00
France's forward Dimitri Payet (R) is congratulated by France's coach Didier Deschamps after scoring the 2-1 goal during the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Didier Deschamps delighted to win "tricky" match
France boss Didier Deschamps admits that he was delighted to have come through their opening match with Romania at Euro 2016 with a 2-1 victory.
Jun 11, 09:53
France's forward Dimitri Payet acknowledges the fans after France beat Romania 2-1 in the opening match of the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Thierry Henry: 'Dimitri Payet performance against Romania motivated by hurt'
Thierry Henry believes that Dimitri Payet's performance in Les Bleus' 2-1 win over Romania at Euro 2016 was driven by pain and a desire to prove his doubters wrong.
Jun 10, 22:28
France's forward Dimitri Payet acknowledges the fans after France beat Romania 2-1 in the opening match of the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Result: Dimitri Payet stunner rescues late win for France in Euro 2016 opener
Dimitri Payet scores an 89th-minute winner to hand France a 2-1 victory over Romania in the opening match of Euro 2016.
Jun 10, 21:56
Real Madrid's French assistant coach Zinedine Zidane looks on before the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on August 18, 2013
Zinedine Zidane: 'Home advantage will benefit France at Euro 2016'
Euro 2016 hosts France will thrive at the tournament thanks to the atmosphere generated by the home support, former captain Zinedine Zidane tells reporters.
Jun 10, 19:38
Germany's defender Jerome Boateng (L) controls the ball ahead of French forward Anthony Martial during a friendly international football match between France and Germany ahead of the Euro 2016, on November 13, 2015 at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-
Team News: Anthony Martial out of France starting XI for Euro 2016 opener against Romania
Manchester United's Anthony Martial is out of France's starting XI for Friday's Euro 2016 Group A opener against Romania at the Stade de France.
Jun 10, 19:07

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