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Encyclopedia > Patrice Evra
Patrice Evra
Personal information
Date of birth 15 May 1981 (1981-05-15) (age 27)
Place of birth    Dakar, Senegal
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Left back, Left wingback
Club information
Current club Manchester United
Number 3
Youth clubs
19??–1998 Paris Saint-Germain
Senior clubs1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1998–1999
1999–2000
2000–2002
2002–2006
2006–
Marsala
Monza
OGC Nice
AS Monaco
Manchester United
024 (3)
003 (0)
040 (1)
120 (1)
068 (1)   
National team2
2004– France 009 (0)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of 03:03, 22 May 2008 (UTC).
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of 03:03, 22 May 2008 (UTC).
* Appearances (Goals) is the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... AUGUST 25 1981 US Marine Sean Vance is Born on the 25th of August {ear nav|1981}} Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... (City of Dakar, divided into 19 communes darrondissement) City proper (commune) Région Dakar Département Dakar Mayor Pape Diop (PDS) (since 2002) Area 82. ... MUFC redirects here. ... This article is about the football (soccer) club. ... Sport Club Marsala 1912 is an Italian football (soccer) club from the city of Marsala, Sicily. ... Associazione Calcio Monza Brianza 1912 is an Italian football club, based in Monza, Lombardy. ... OGC Nice, full name Olympique Gymnaste Club de Nice-Côte dAzur, is a French football club based in Nice. ... The Association Sportive de Monaco Football Club is a Monegasque football club, founded in 1919. ... MUFC redirects here. ...

Patrice Evra (born 15 May 1981 in Dakar, Senegal) is a French international footballer, who plays for English Premiership side Manchester United. is the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... AUGUST 25 1981 US Marine Sean Vance is Born on the 25th of August {ear nav|1981}} Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... (City of Dakar, divided into 19 communes darrondissement) City proper (commune) Région Dakar Département Dakar Mayor Pape Diop (PDS) (since 2002) Area 82. ... Soccer redirects here. ... For other sports leagues which may be referred to by this name, see list of professional sports leagues. ... MUFC redirects here. ...


The son of a diplomat, Evra arrived in Europe through Brussels from Senegal when he was 6 years old. He was raised in Les Ulis, Essonne, France where he lived with his family from 1984 to 1998 before seizing his first footballing opportunity leading him to Marsala, Sicily, Italy. He played notably with Thierry Henry in those early years. They consider themselves as childhood friends. Evra has a total of 25 siblings, although two have since died.[1] For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... This article is about the settlement itself. ... Not to be confused with ULIS. Les Ulis is a Francilienne commune of Essonne located in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France. ... Essonne is a French department in the region of ÃŽle-de-France. ... Marsala is a seaport city located in the Province of Trapani on the island of Sicily in Italy. ... Sicily ( in Italian and Sicilian) is an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of 25,708 km² (9,926 sq. ... Thierry Daniel Henry (pronounced , born 17 August 1977) is a French football player. ...

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Career

Early career

During his teenage years, Evra began his career as a striker for Paris Saint-Germain's youth system. Though he never received a professional contract, he was spotted by a scout for small Italian-side Marsala, eventually receiving a contract with the club. In 27 total appearances with the side while playing as a striker, Evra scored 6 goals. Many locals would begin calling him "Black Gazelle".[2] The next season, he would find himself with Monza in Serie B, but only made 3 appearances. This article is about association football players. ... This article is about the football (soccer) club. ... Sport Club Marsala 1912 is an Italian football (soccer) club from the city of Marsala, Sicily. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Associazione Calcio Monza Brianza 1912 is an Italian football club, based in Monza, Lombardy. ... Serie B is the name of the second highest football league in Italy. ...


Nice

Evra returned to France for Nice in Ligue 2. In his first several matches, he played as a centre forward. Due to injuries within the club, he was made to play as a left back during a game versus Stade Lavallois. In several matches after, manager Sandro Salvioni utilized Evra in defence. During the remainder of the season, Salvioni continued to alternate him between the two positions. Evra would shine as a defence after being named Ligue 2's best left back. OGC Nice, full name Olympique Gymnaste Club de Nice-Côte dAzur, is a French football club based in Nice. ... Ligue 2 is the second division of French football. ... This article is about association football players. ... Stade Lavallois Mayenne Football Club, or Stade Lavallois, is a French football club, founded on July 17, 1902, just relegated from Ligue 2, the second highest tier in French football, who will play the 2006-7 season in the Championnat National. ...


Monaco

AS Monaco, impressed by Evra's defensive efforts, signed him from Nice for an undisclosed fee by manager Didier Deschamps. He would quickly become part of the regular defence with Lucas Bernardi, Gaël Givet, and Julien Rodriguez. In his first season with the club, Monaco reached the 2004 UEFA Champions League Final but was defeated 3–0 by F.C. Porto. His performances would lead to his call-up for international duty for the French national team. The Association Sportive de Monaco Football Club is a Monegasque football club, founded in 1919. ... Didier Deschamps (French IPA: ) (born 15 October 1968 in Bayonne) is a former French football player who captained France to victories in the 1998 FIFA World Cup and Euro 2000. ... Lucas Ademar Bernardi (born September 27, 1977 in Rosario, Argentina) is a footballer from who currently plays for French club AS Monaco. ... Gaël Givet (born 9 October 1981 in Arles) is a professional French football player. ... Julien Rodriguez (born 11 June 1978) is a French professional footballer currently playing for Ligue 1 club Olympique de Marseille. ... The 2004 UEFA Champions League Final took place at the Arena AufSchalke in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on May 26, 2004. ... Futebol Clube do Porto (pron. ... First international Belgium 3 - 3 France (Brussels, Belgium; 1 May 1904) Biggest win France 10 - 0 Azerbaijan (Auxerre, France; 6 September 1995) Biggest defeat Denmark 17 - 1 France (London, England; 22 October 1908) World Cup Appearances 12 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1998 European Championship Appearances 6 (First in...


In 2005, Evra would be named captain on several occasions. Monaco would struggle through the season, being knocked out of the qualifying rounds of the 2005-06 UEFA Champions League and lying in the bottom half of Ligue 1 table for most of the season. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The team captain of a football team, sometimes known as the skipper, is a team member chosen to be the on-pitch leader of the team: it is often one of the older or more experienced members of the squad, or a player that can heavily influence a game. ... The UEFA Champions League 2005-06 was the 51st edition of the European UEFA Champions League football club tournament. ...


Manchester United

Evra comes off the pitch after a match versus Arsenal
Evra comes off the pitch after a match versus Arsenal

Evra signed a 3½ year contract for United on 10 January 2006, having joined for a transfer fee of around £5.5 million from AS Monaco.[3] Signing at Manchester just days after the capture of Nemanja Vidić. Evra's arrival signalled Sir Alex Ferguson's intention to shore up a United defence that had suffered since the sidelining of Gabriel Heinze. Evra is seen as a religious man and, on completion of his switch, his first question to his teamates was "where is the nearest church to the Old Trafford? I want to thank God for all he has done for me."[1] Arsenal Football Club (also known as Arsenal, The Arsenal or The Gunners) are an English professional football club based in Holloway, north London. ... is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... GBP redirects here. ... The Association Sportive de Monaco Football Club is a Monegasque football club, founded in 1919. ... Nemanja Vidić (Serbian: Немања Видић) (born October 21, 1981 in Titovo Užice, Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia) is a Serbian footballer. ... Gabriel Ivan Heinze (born 19 March 1978 in Crespo, Entre Ríos Province) is an Argentine footballer who currently plays for Real Madrid as a left-back. ...


He made his debut for Manchester United on 14 January 2006 in a 3-1 defeat to Manchester City in the Premier League. Nemanja Kaurin had all 3 goals for Manchester City. He played his home debut against Liverpool on 22 January 2006 in a 1-0 win. Evra initially had some problems adapting to the English game, but by midway through the 2006-07 season his form had greatly improved and he established himself as a regular first-teamer. On 29 November 2006, he scored his first goal for the club in a Premiership match against Everton at Old Trafford. After a spell out of the squad, Evra made his comeback on 10 April 2007 in the Champions League match against Roma at Old Trafford, contributing to the Red Devils' 7-1 thrashing of the visitors. Due to his efforts, Evra earned a place in the PFA Team of the Year. is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Manchester City Football Club is an English professional football club based in the city of Manchester. ... is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The new Wembley Stadium was completed in time for the 2006-07 seasons FA Cup Final. ... is the 333rd day of the year (334th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Associazione Sportiva Roma (ISE: IT0001008876) is a major professional football club both in Italy’s Serie A and in European football. ... . ...


Honours

Club

Monaco
Manchester United

The Coupe de la Ligue, the French League Cup is an elimination cup competition. ... Ligue 1 (Première division or Division 1 until 2003, now called Ligue 1 Orange) is the top division of French and Monegasque football, one of two divisions making up the LFP, the other being Ligue 2. ... UEFA Champions League, which replaced the European Champions Cup, is a seasonal club football competition organised by UEFA since 1992 for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ... For other sports leagues which may be referred to by this name, see list of professional sports leagues. ... The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition. ... The FA Community Shield (formerly the Charity Shield) is an English association football trophy. ... This article is about the English FA Cup. ... UEFA Champions League, which replaced the European Champions Cup, is a seasonal club football competition organised by UEFA since 1992 for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ...

Individual

Manchester United

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Career statistics

Club Performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Italy League Coppa Italia League Cup Europe Total
1998 Marsala Seconda Categoria 24 3 24 3
1999–00 Monza Serie B 3 0 3 0
France League Coupe de France Coupe de la Ligue Europe Total
2000–01 Nice Ligue 2 5 0 5 0
2001–02 35 1 35 1
2002–03 Monaco Ligue 1 36 2 0 0 36 2
2003–04 33 0 13 0 46 0
2004–05 37 0 9 0 46 0
2005–06 15 0 7 0 22 0
England League FA Cup Football League Cup Europe Total
2005–06 Manchester United Premier League 11 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 14 0
2006–07 24 1 4 0 1 0 7 1 36 2
2007–08 33 0 4 0 0 0 10 0 47 0
Total Italy 27 3 27 3
France 161 2 29 0 190 2
England 68 1 9 0 3 0 17 1 97 2
Career Total 256 6 9 0 3 0 46 1 314 7
Last update: 03:01, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

The Coppa Italia trophy - Coppa in Italian meaning Cup - representing the tournaments title. ... The Union Européenne de Football Association or Union of European Football Associations in English, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA (pronounced (you-AY-fuh) or (oo-Ay-fuh) or ), is the administrative and controlling body for European football. ... Sport Club Marsala 1912 is an Italian football (soccer) club from the city of Marsala, Sicily. ... Seconda Categoria is the name of a level of football in Italy. ... Serie A 1999-00 Coppa Italia 1999-00 Serie B seasons Football in Italy      Categories: | | ... Associazione Calcio Monza Brianza 1912 is an Italian football club, based in Monza, Lombardy. ... Serie B is the name of the second highest football league in Italy. ... ... The Coupe de la Ligue, the French League Cup is an elimination cup competition. ... The Union Européenne de Football Association or Union of European Football Associations in English, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA (pronounced (you-AY-fuh) or (oo-Ay-fuh) or ), is the administrative and controlling body for European football. ... OGC Nice, full name Olympique Gymnaste Club de Nice-Côte dAzur, is a French football club based in Nice. ... Ligue 2 is the second division of French football. ... Ligue 1 (Première division or Division 1 until 2003, now called Ligue 1 Orange) is the top division of French and Monegasque football, one of two divisions making up the LFP, the other being Ligue 2. ... This article is about the English FA Cup. ... The Carling Cup Trophy The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition. ... The Union Européenne de Football Association or Union of European Football Associations in English, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA (pronounced (you-AY-fuh) or (oo-Ay-fuh) or ), is the administrative and controlling body for European football. ... Location of teams in the 2005-06 season The 2005-06 season of the FA Premier League began on August 13, 2005, and concluded on May 7, 2006. ... MUFC redirects here. ... For other sports leagues which may be referred to by this name, see list of professional sports leagues. ... The 2006-07 FA Premier League season, the fifteenth since its establishment, started on August 19, 2006. ... The 2007–08 Premier League season (known as the Barclays Premier League for sponsorship reasons) is the sixteenth since its establishment. ...

References

  1. ^ a b Evra: Thank God I'm at United. The Times (2007-07-22). Retrieved on 2007-08-26.
  2. ^ Patrice Evra. Retrieved on 2008-05-16.
  3. ^ Evra completes Man Utd transfer. BBC Sport (2006-01-10). Retrieved on 2008-05-16.

The Times is a national newspaper published daily in the United Kingdom (and the Kingdom of Great Britain before the United Kingdom existed) since 1788 when it was known as The Daily Universal Register. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... is the 203rd day of the year (204th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... is the 238th day of the year (239th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... BBC Sport is the sports division of the BBC. It became a fully dedicated division of the BBC in 2000. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Persondata
NAME Patrice Evra
ALTERNATIVE NAMES La Grenouille (‘The Frog’) and Le Crapaud (‘The Toad’)
SHORT DESCRIPTION Professional footballer
DATE OF BIRTH 15 May 1981
PLACE OF BIRTH Nairobi, Kenya
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH
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