Biography of Arsene Wenger - The Professor

Arsene Wenger was born on October 22, 1949 in Strasbourg, France, Wenger became a professional football player for the first time in 1978. He fell as a defender to strengthen the club RC Strasbourg against Monaco. Wenger academic career almost smelled her career as a football manager. He completed his undergraduate degree in engineering and took a master degree in economic science from the University Starsbourg. Wenger has a lot of mastering a foreign language. Besides his mother tongue, French, Wenger is able to speak the language fluently Alsatian, German, and English. In addition, he is also fluent in Italian, Spanish, and Japanese.

Then continue to the area of ​​managerial career. His first career as coach of the senior team is now trained Nancy, where he joined in 1984. However, not much progress made by Wenger. Even Nancy had fallen to Ligue 2. His career began to climb when he concocted AS Monaco three years later. His career as a manager of the tower when dealing with AS Monaco in 1987. He brings Monaco topped klasement Ligue1 and won the league title in 1988.

Wenger continued his success when training Japanese club Nagoya Grampus Eight. He managed to present the Emperor Cup, the national competition in Japan. He also managed to lift the position of the club from the bottom third ranking to second league standings.

Then, upon the recommendation of Gerard Houllier to David Dein, in the summer of 2006, Arsenal agreed to appoint him as manager of the new club. Appointment took place on 28 September 1996, and the official Wenger handles the team since October 1, 1996. Wenger became the most successful manager in Arsenal's history, especially in terms of the championship trophy collection. He also became the oldest manager to handle Arsenal. Wenger became the only manager not from Britain who won the doubles title in the UK, by doing so in 1998 and 2002.

Wenger is famous for its ambition to build a team that is not only able to win the game, but also who can deliver exciting spectacle. Teamwork is also always been a motto that he had never passed the time to train. The Times dubbed Wenger farm team in the 2003/04 season as the team attacking a beautiful art exhibit.

Wenger has a great reputation in preparing the players used to be a reliable and reputable. As with Monaco, he hook the Liberian player George Weah is not so audible echo. However, he later become the World Player of the Year during the FIFA version with AC Milan. At Arsenal, he helped raise the prestige of a player like Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira, Francesc Fàbregas, Robin Van Persie and Kolo Touré became a world-class player, no wonder if he was dubbed as "The Professor" by the Media

He is also expert economists plus strategy. This was proven with the least cost expenditure needed to spend a player Wenger. Within a year, according to Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood, Wenger only require funding of up to £ 4 million £ 5 million. Remarkably, the player that he was able to get a low price is transferred to another club with a fairly soar. The clearest example is Nicolas Anelka who was imported from Paris St Germain with only £ 500 thousand, which was then priced to £ 22.3 million at Madrid glance at it two years later.

Wenger signings also famous sharpshooter while bringing Thierry Henry, Robert Pires and Sylvain Wiltord. All three players managed to boost Arsenal win the Premier League in season 2003/04.

Wenger has been criticized by many parties, especially the English football authorities because players rarely lose and play the Queen Elizabeth's country of origin. Alan Pardew who was mesih gush West Ham said, Arsenal's success is not success of the England team. Wenger responded by asserting, football is an art and not a mere passport.

He has been involved several times during the feud as a war of words with Jose Mourinho, and Michel Platini. In addition, Wenger has also been arguing with the linesman during the Carling Cup final in 2007. At that time he told the judge the line "a liar". Because of him, Wenger was fined by the FA and ordered to pay a fine of £ 2500.

Award As Player
Ligue 1: 1978-1979

Awards As Manager
1. Monaco
- Ligue 1: 1987-1988.
- Cup France: 1990-1991.
2. Nagoya Grampus
- Emperor Cup: 1996.
- J-League Super Cup: 1996.
3. Arsenal
- Premier League (3): 1997-1998, 2001-2002, 2003-2004.
- FA Cup (4): 1997-1998, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2004-2005.
- FA Community Shield (4): 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004.

Individual Awards
- Best Manager France: 1988, 2008.
- Best Manager J. League Manager: 1995.
- Officer of the British Empire: 2003.
- Onze d'Or Coach of the Year: 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004.
- FA Premier League Manager of the Best: 1998, 2002, 2004.
- LMA Manager of the Best: 2001-2002, 2003-2004.
- BBC Sports Personality of the Year Coach Award: 2002, 2004.
- Freedom of Islington: 2004.
- FWA Tribute Award: 2005.
- Classic Football Hall of Fame: 2006.
- Best Manager of the Premier League (10 times): March 1998, April 1998, October 2000, April 2002, September 2002, August 2003, February 2004, August 2004, September 2007, December 2007.

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