- Jean Djorkaeff
Football player infobox
playername= Jean Djorkaeff
dateofbirth = birth date and age|1939|10|27
cityofbirth = Charvieu
position = Defender
years = 1958-1966
Olympique Lyonnais Olympique de Marseille Paris SG Paris FC
nationalyears = 1964-1972
nationalteam = France
nationalcaps(goals) = 48 (3)
manageryears = 1968
Olympique de Marseille Paris FC
Jean "Tchouki" Djorkaeff (born
October 27 1939) is a retired French football player. He was born in the French communeof Charvieu, located in the "département" of Isèreand is ethnically Kalmyk. He made his debut as a professional footballer playing for Lyon in a match against Limoges on December 28 1958. Though he started out as a striker, he was famous for his work as central defenderand appeared in over 500 matches in the French football league. He spent a total of 16 seasons with the league, during which he played with only three clubs (eight seasons with Lyon, four with Marseille, and four with Paris FC). He won the Coupe de France(French Cup) twice, the first time with Lyons in 1964 and the second with Marseille in 1969. Djorkaeff also played for France in the 1966 World Cup. He is the father of Youri Djorkaeffwho played for France in the 1998 World Cupand the 2000 Euro Cup. He also coached the Armenia national football team.
Today he serves as the director of the Coupe de France commission.
* [http://www.om4ever.com/ListeJoueurs/ParoleDjorkaeff.htm Biography on a Marseille fan site] fr icon
* [http://www.alsapresse.com/jdj/98/06/15/SP/1/article_1.html Interview with Jean Djorkaeff] fr icon
* [http://www.fff.fr/servfff/historique/historique.php?id=DJORKAEFF%20Jean fff.fr] fr icon
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