Paris, France lifted the World Cup trophy to put
Didier Deschamps in a very elite club.
With a winners’ medal already in his trophy cabinet from Les
Bleus’ 1998 triumph, he becomes the third man to claim victory in the
competition as a player and coach.
The former midfielder joins Mario Zagallo and Franz
Beckenbauer in achieving the feat.
Brazilian icon Zagallo lifted the World Cup twice as a winger in his
country’s sides of 1958 and 1962, before coaching them to glory in
Four years after that, Beckenbauer was central to West
Germany’s victory over the Netherlands in the 1974 final before he took
charge of the 1990 winners, the Spanish MARCA newspaper reported.
Source: Oman News Agency