DIDIER DESCHAMPS WORLD CHAMPION
After Aimé Jacquet (1998), Roger Lemerre (2000) and Jacques Santini (2003), Didier Deschamps is the fourth French Coach to win the Award of The World’s Best National Coach in 2018.
Despite tough opposition from Croatia’s Zlatko Dalic, football experts from 90 countries world wide had no hesitation in awarding Deschamps a massive 304 pooints well ahead of newcomer Dalic second on 198 and Belgium’s Martinez on 84.
The French National team won this year the World Cup in Russia with great performances and young talent players. Didier Deschamps indicated one more time that he gave the chance to the new generation to built not only a good playing football team but more an efficient team to win. At the end, « the winner takes it all « , Didier Deschamps realized it with success.
Didier Deschamps is the third player World Champion to become also World Champion as coach after Mario Zagalo and Franz Beckenbauer.
RANKING IFFHS : THE WORLD’S BEST NATIONAL COACH 2018
|9||Jan Olof ANDERSSON||Sweden||3|
|Carlos QUEYROZ||Portugal/team: Iran||2|
|13||Hervé RENARD||France/team: Morocco||1|