Michel Platini Net Worth
Michel Platini Net Worth: Michel Platini is a former French football player, manager, and executive who has a net worth of $15 million. Born in 1955 in Jœuf, France, Michel Platini started playing soccer as a youth in 1966. He made his senior career debut with Nancy in 1972, appearing in 181 matches and tallying 98 goals. In 1979, he began playing for Saint-Etienne, where he recorded 58 goals in 104 appearances. Platini joined Juventus in 1982, where he would play out the remainder of his career until 1987. Platini played on the French national team in 72 matches with 41 goals between 1976 and 1987. He also appeared in one match for the Kuwait national team in 1988 a year after coming out of retirement solely for the single game. That year, he landed the position of manager of the French national team, a title Platini held for four years. He earned 1992 Manager of the Year honors before stepping down. As of 2014, he is the record holder for scoring the most goals in the European Championship tournament. In 1985, he became a Legion of Honour chevalier; three years later, he was recognized as an officier. Since 2007, Platini has been the president of the Union of European Football Associations.